A THIEF dressed in black and wearing a head torch fled a home in a West Oxfordshire village after the owners found him raiding the property.

The incident happened in Jubilee Lane, in Milton-under-Wychwood, at about 7.45pm on Friday.

Police said the occupants distrubed the intruder when he was upstairs in the house, prompting him to flee the property. 

Witnesses are urge to call 101.