Woman thanks her burglars

Kate Barrett from Northampton has written her burglars a thank you note - for all the fingerprints they left.

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Northampton woman's sarcastic message to burglars who broke into her home

Many people who have been burgled would like to give the criminals a piece of their mind.

That's exactly what one woman from Northampton has done, after her home was broken into this weekend.

But Kate Barrett's message isn't what you'd expect - she's left the burglars a sarcastic 'thank you' note.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Elodie Harper

Woman leaves her burglars a thank you note.

Kate Barrett left the note on the door the burglars smashed Credit: ITV

When Kate Barrett and Dan Owens were burgled this weekend, it came as a terrible shock.

While she was cleaning up the mess the burglars left behind, Kate decided to cheer herself up - by writing the robbers a letter. You can read it in full below:

Kate and Dan's letter apologised for not having more to steal. Credit: ITV
The burglars got three kisses from Kate and Dan Credit: ITV

Northamptonshire Police are investigating the crime - and are appealing for witnesses.

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