AN INTRUDER was caught in the garden of a pensioner in Mountblow last Thursday night.

A neighbour of the 85-year-old woman heard a noise coming from her back garden on Lilac Avenue at around 11.30pm After going outside to see what was going on, they saw a hooded man with his face covered, who made off after being challenged.

The elderly woman contacted police the following morning after the disturbance.

Members of the public are asked to ensure houses and sheds are secured.

Anyone with information can contact 101.