BEING burgled during the middle of the night is bad enough -but being trapped upstairs while the act takes place just adds insult to injury.

That is exactly what happened to a couple from Pool, when their pub, the Railway Inn at Agar Road, was broken in to during the early hours of the morning.

Landlord Steve Wilby said: "We had a busy Saturday night and didn't get to bed until about 1.30am. The next morning I couldn't believe it when the flat door wouldn't open. I looked down and could see it was wedged."

(Full story in this week's Packet)

Police are now appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 08452 777444, quoting reference number 370/05/06/05.