A WOMAN got off to a scary Valentine’s Day start after she woke up to a stranger sleeping in her chair.
The man appeared to have been trying to get into other homes in the vicinity, according to camera footage.
Christine Kingen said she wakes up and starts her morning routine by going downstairs to make coffee. She said her dog kept barking constantly.
However, Kingen thought it was the postman or someone delivering flowers for the holiday and thought nothing of it. But the barking did not stop.
Increasingly worried, she looked around the corner and found a man she didn’t know at all on her couch.
“I’m just trying to wrap my head around what I’m looking at. My first thought is ‘Who do I know’ lying on my sofa,” she said. told Fox13. “Then I realized that I didn’t know who this was.”
Surveillance photos and footage from her neighbor’s camera show a man trying enter the house and several others until he ended up on Kingen’s couch.
The man is wearing a hood and is sleeping. Instead of calling the police, Kingen said she approached the man.
She explained: “I just stood right next to the couch and said, ‘What are you doing in my house?’.
That’s when the man sat up and said, “I don’t know, I’m sorry,” according to Kingen.
When he sat up, the woman noticed blood stains on her white pillow.
‘I could see that he had lacerations all over his forehead and he had grass in his hair, like he had fallen and that surprised him,’ she said, adding that the man had put his hand on his forehead like he didn’t. t know what happened.
Kingen said the man was disoriented, confused and refused to leave despite being asked many times.
“He wasn’t going anywhere,” Kingen explained. “So I walked up to the front door, opened the front door, and said, ‘You have to go now.’ That’s when he walked out the door and left.”
Kingen said she forgot to lock the door after walking the dog out, which is how the strange man entered her home.
“He was at my house for four hours,” she said. “It was a good wake-up call for me.”
After the incident, Kingen said she will always remember to lock the door and is taking measures to install a security system in her home.
Denver Police said they are investigating the incident.
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