One of our most persistent burglars has just been locked up again. Today, senior crime and justice journalist Anna Leask reveals why Lexington Lewis keeps breaking into people's homes while they are sleeping - and why jail is anything but a deterrent for the thief who has more than 300 convictions under his belt.

He comes in the night - when you're asleep, when you're in bed, when you should be the most safe and secure.

He creeps into your space from the dark, quietly but intently.

He is stealthy, silent, like a cat prowling for prey.

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And you won't

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THE VICTIMS

"Our children are scared"

"I fear what he will do if confronted"

FIVE MONTHS, SEVEN VICTIMS

HOW DO YOU STOP SOMEONE LIKE LEWIS?