Great TV! Stoke striker Owen watches burglar try and rob home on security system
10:51 GMT, 16 September 2012
Stoke striker Michael Owen watched on his home security system as a burglar trying to break into his mansion.
The 32-year-old former Manchester United and Liverpool star posted a picture of the crime scene on his Twitter account.
The England frontman wrote on his social networking account: 'Great TV tonight.
Good TV: Michael Owen posted pictures of a his home security system
'Been watching some fella on my cameras for an hour weighing up what to nick!'
Police soon arrived at the home in Soughton, North Wales, which Owen shares with his wife Louise and their four children.
Owen watched from his living room as officers grabbed the thief who had been hiding in the boot of his van.
The striker added on his Twitter account:
'Watched it all laughing my head off as the police returned to drag him
out. Big thanks to police.'
Caught on camera: Owen posts pictures of his security system