One man was arrested, although the other man managed to escape.

John Payne, aged 39 from Stratford, has since been charged with aggravated burglary. He appeared before magistrates in Leamington on Tuesday.

He has been remanded in custody until he appears at Crown Court on April 30th.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact PC Leanne Popple on 01926 684232.

Were you one of the neighbours who detained the man? We’d like to hear from you, e-mail mwilson@stratford-herald.com or call 01789 412819.