A man has been threatened at knife-point by a burglar who forced him to hand over the keys to his high performance car.
The intruder smashed open the front door of his home on the Green, in Bitteswell, near Lutterworth, before ordering the homeowner to surrender the keys to the Audi RS3, that was parked on the driveway outside.
The burglar – together with another man who was waiting outside, then stole the car.
It happened just before half past midnight yesterday – Police have launched an appeal for witnesses and say enquiries into the incident are on-going.
Police say the homeowner wasn’t injured.
Anyone with any information is asked to call 101, quoting incident 18000613727.