She Thought a Ghost Was Stealing Her Clothes. Not Quite

Andrew Clyde Swofford

Andrew Clyde Swofford Guilford County Jail

"It sounded like a raccoon in my closet", Maddie, who requested only her first name be used, told Fox 8. The student also reported missing items of clothing from her wardrobe, and unusual handprints being left behind her bathroom wall.

Maddie said: "He was telling me everything about his life and basically how he got in my closet".

The closet door was still closed and Maddie asked the man if he was going to do anything to hurt her. Put my hand on the knob and I'm like 'who's in here.' And somebody answers me.

Maddie opened the door of her wardrobe to find an unknown adult male, standing in the tiny space, dressed in her clothes. "And he has a book bag full of my clothes", she reported to Fox 8.

The man illegally in her apartment last Saturday was identified as Andrew Clyde Swofford, police said, according to the News & Record. He goes in the bathroom and looks in the mirror and then is like, 'You're really pretty.

Drew, who had already faced 14 felony charges including larceny and identity theft, is now in jail on $26,000 bond.

Authorities arrested Swofford on charges of breaking and entering as well as possessing stolen goods and larceny.

Greensboro Police did not reveal how Swofford managed to gain entry to the apartment, despite Maddie and her roommates saying they always lock their doors.

Maddie told WJW that she and her roommate are now planning to relocate to a new apartment.

Except she didn't have a ghost - she had a live-in intruder hiding out in her closet.

A university of student in North Carolina recently noticed something unusual going on in her apartment: her clothes were mysteriously disappearing. She told WGHP she is scared for her safety and declined to show her face on camera.

On Dec. 19, the girls found two guys in the living room.

'I can't stay here.

"Every time I go in [my room] there's a bad vibe", she told Fox 8.

Needless to say, the young women said they don't feel safe in the apartment and are moving out.

According to local media, the building's property management are attempting to figure out how Swafford was able to get inside the unit.

"I'm leaving tonight, yeah, just signed a lease for a new apartment". He is still in jail after his bail was set at a combined $26,600 for three of the 25 charges Swofford is facing, per the inmate database.

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