Sea Cliff woman wakes up to find stranger watching her

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A Sea Cliff woman awoke Sunday to find a stranger standing over her bed.

Police say 35-year-old William Klare burglarized the woman's home. Detectives say he also went into the woman's bedroom while she slept and stood over her bed until she woke up.

News 12 is concealing the victim's name, but she wrote in a Facebook post that "this mans face was on my face, he was on top of my bed with his pants down."

Police say the woman screamed, and the suspect ran out of the house. Klare was apprehended a short time later.

No one came to the door at Klare's home, which isn't far from where the victim lives.

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