A young woman's had the fright of her life during an aggravated break-in in Newcastle East on Friday morning.
The 21-year-old woke up at 1:20am to a person standing on her bed.
The terrified resident screamed and jumped off the bed, prompting the robber to flee to Stevenson Place home.
She wasn't injured in the ordeal.
Newcastle Police are asking anyone with information to get in touch, or call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.