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Family Wakes Up To Find Stranger Asleep On Their Couch

A Perth family claim they woke up to find a stranger asleep on their couch ... and he had helped himself to a bowl of cereal.

An image of the claimed couch crasher was uploaded to Facebook on Thursday morning, appearing to show the stranger curled up with a blanket at a residence in Baldivis, in the city's south.

Image: Facebook

“The owners handled this much better than a lot of people would after finding out that this stranger had opened the garage door, walked past the dog in the house and fallen asleep on the couch,” the comment posted with the photo to Baldivis Now read.

“The man even made himself a bowl of cereal as well," the post alleged.

“The occupants of the house even offered him a coffee whilst waiting for the police to arrive," it claimed.

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While it's claimed the family could see the funny side to a random showing up on their couch, the post warned for residents to “make sure your front doors, garage doors are locked.”

“This is a true story, that thankfully had a positive ending for the owners (perhaps not a great ending for the man who was picked up by the police) but could have ended very differently.”

10 daily has contacted WA Police for comment.