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13-year-old boy wakes to stranger in bed with him

Jessica Cuffman • Aug 27, 2014 at 2:38 PM

A Norwalk resident is jailed on a burglary charge after entering a home and crawling into a child's bed, according to a Norwalk police report.

James Clarke, 24, 100 block Benedict Ave., walked into the South Linwood Avenue home at about 4:45 a.m. Sunday. He entered the 13-year-old boy's bedroom waking him, and prompting a call to police.

Clarke then left the residence and was walking north when police stopped him, wearing a yellow hooded sweatshirt as described by the boy's parents.

Clarke told police he thought he was in a friend's house, according to a police report.

Norwalk police arrested him for burglary.

He remains in the Huron County jail on a $15,000 bond.

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