Qld couple shocked to find burglar asleep in their bed

A couple have been left shocked after returning home from a night away to find a man, who had trashed their house and attempted to steal property, asleep in one of their beds.

Police said the pair returned to their Kirwan home around 8.30am yesterday and noticed a downstairs door had been forced open.

When they went upstairs, they found their personal items strewn all over the floor and a stranger asleep in their bed.


The duo woke the man up and allegedly found property belonging to them in his pockets.

Police were called to the home and arrested the 26-year-old.

He has been charged with one count each of burglary and commit indictable offence and stealing. He is due to appear in the Townsville Magistrates Court on October 26.