What a trip.

A police officer in Australia who was investigating a home burglary stumbled over the alleged criminal as he slept on the home’s floor, Australia’s Courier Mail reports.

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"An officer was having a look around taking photos when he tripped over something on the floor," Victoria Police spokesman Sen-Constable Leigh Wadeson said.

The crime scene officer had been collecting evidence and taking pictures in response to a call for a break-in.

The 30-year-old man was arrested and charged with burglary and theft after being found curled up on the floor, sleeping.