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Strictly star Saffron Barker’s home was BURGLED as she slept

YouTube and Strictly Come Dancing star Saffron Barker has revealed her home – in which she lives with her family – was burgled last week, while everyone was asleep.

The teenager took to her vlog to tell her fans all about the ordeal, managing to put a positive spin on it, despite admitting it was ‘horrible and terrifying’.

The 19-year-old revealed that people had come into the property – which is in Brighton – and that her brother Jed was even woken up by one of them at 3AM, mistakingly believing it was one of his family members lurking around his bedroom.

Ordeal: YouTube and Strictly Come Dancing star Saffron Barker has revealed her home – in which she lives with her family – was burgled last week, while everyone was asleep

The internet personality initially recorded and posted a video about the incdient the same morning the family awoke to realise what had gone on.

Wasting no time after the Barkers gave statements to the police, Saffron was straight on YouTube relaying what had happened.

Yet she took the vlog down, thinking it unwise given the freshness of the situation.

She instead chose to update her followers on Sunday, ahead of her appearance at the Frozen 2 European premiere in London, revealing that the incident happened last week and that ‘so many people were worried and concerned’ and that she wanted to reassure her following.

Stressed? The teenager took to her vlog to tell her fans all about the ordeal, managing to put a positive spin on it, despite admitting it was 'horrible and terrifying'

Stressed? The teenager took to her vlog to tell her fans all about the ordeal, managing to put a positive spin on it, despite admitting it was ‘horrible and terrifying’

Scene of the crime: Saffron is pictured with her mother Wendy in front of one of the flashy cars that was stolen, at their Brighton home

Scene of the crime: Saffron is pictured with her mother Wendy in front of one of the flashy cars that was stolen, at their Brighton home

She said: ‘Thank you so much, we are totally fine. It was a stressful morning. Dad woke up, went to go outside to go to work and realised that all our cars were gone.

‘Our house was broken into and we are so upset still but we are all safe and that’s what’s important. 

‘As well as the cars, stuff has been stolen inside too. Just handbags and shoes – so everything can be replaced. But it’s horrible knowing someone’s come into your house while you’re sleeping.’

The internet star revealed that their home is alarmed, but that they inexplicably didn’t set it that night.

From bad to worse: Saffron and partner AJ Pritchard, 25, found themselves in the dance off on Strictly, only just getting through to next week

From bad to worse: Saffron and partner AJ Pritchard, 25, found themselves in the dance off on Strictly, only just getting through to next week

‘We are never ever ever not putting our alarm on ever again!’ she insisted.

She revealed that she had been speaking all morning to the police afterwards and that they were able to pinpoint what time it had happened in the night.

‘Jed saw someone in his room at 3AM and thought it was us, even though he saw flashing lights outside. I’d be terrified, knowing someone’s in your room is really really scary.’

Close: Saffron lives with her parents Wendy and Darren [pictured with her and AJ], and her brothers Jed, Casey and Jordan

Close: Saffron lives with her parents Wendy and Darren [pictured with her and AJ], and her brothers Jed, Casey and Jordan

Mistakes were made: The internet star revealed that their home is alarmed, but that they inexplicably didn't set it that night

Mistakes were made: The internet star revealed that their home is alarmed, but that they inexplicably didn’t set it that night

She revealed that there had been a slew of burglaries in the area that week and that her home was one of many targeted in the reported crime ring.

Saffron – whose week went from bad to worse last weekend when she and partner AJ Pritchard, 25, found themselves in the dance off on Strictly, only just getting through to next week – signed off the report with ‘life goes on’.

A rep for Saffron confirmed to MailOnline: ‘Unfortunately Saffron’s family home was burgled the week before last.

Break in: The 19-year-old revealed that people had come into the property - which is in Brighton - and that her brother Jed was even woken up by one of them at 3AM, mistakingly believing it was one of his family members lurking around his bedroom [pictured on Sunday night at the Frozen 2 premiere]

Break in: The 19-year-old revealed that people had come into the property – which is in Brighton – and that her brother Jed was even woken up by one of them at 3AM, mistakingly believing it was one of his family members lurking around his bedroom [pictured on Sunday night at the Frozen 2 premiere]

‘The police are conducting their investigation along with other similar incidents which have taken place in the same area.

‘Saffron and her family are all safe and thank the police for their hard work!’

Saffron lives with her parents Wendy and Darren, and her brothers Jed, Casey and Jordan. 

Strictly Come Dancing returns on Saturday evening on BBC One. 

Stepping out: On Monday night, Saffron and her dance partner AJ were seen leaving the It Takes Two studios

Close bond: The pair have insisted they are just friends

Stepping out: On Monday night, Saffron (L) and her dance partner AJ (R) were seen leaving the It Takes Two studios 

Keeping it casual: The beauty sported a pair of black leggings and a khaki jacket

Keeping it casual: The beauty sported a pair of black leggings and a khaki jacket 

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