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Woman wakes up to find knife-wielding man inside her home

By Kevin Fitzsimmons, Web Producer
Published On: Apr 23 2014 05:13:54 PM CDT

A woman in Reading got a scare when she woke up and found a man with a butcher knife inside her home.

READING, Pa. -

A woman in Reading got a scare when she woke up and found a man with a butcher knife inside her home.

Alejandro Martinez broke into the house in the 600 block of Tulpehocken Street in Reading on Tuesday evening, police said.

Martinez threatened the woman and demanded money, police said.

Martinez was charged with robbery, making terroristic threats and related offenses.