Saskatoon

Saskatoon woman woken up by someone trying to break into her house

A Saskatoon woman was startled awake yesterday morning by breaking glass and someone trying to break into her home in the 1400 block of Avenue B N.

Incident happened in the 1400 block of Avenue B North

Saskatoon police were called to the 1400 block of Avenue B North after a woman reported a break and enter in progress. (Jason Warick/CBC)

A Saskatoon woman was startled awake yesterday morning by breaking glass.

When she went to investigate she saw a broken window and then someone trying to break-in through the back door of her home in the 1400 block of Ave. B N.

The woman was able to scare off the intruder by yelling that she was calling police.

Police say they arrested a suspect nearby who they believe was under the influence of alcohol.

A 30-year-old man is charged with break and enter and mischief.