A man and a woman have been charged over an aggravated burglary in Greenfields.
The pair allegedly broke through the front window of the Mississippi Drive home just before 9.30am on Monday.
A neighbour heard the sound of smashing glass and went over to investigate before alerting the occupants who had just arrived at the property.
The residents then went into the backyard and saw the intruders inside the home.
The man was allegedly armed with a kitchen knife.
The offenders then allegedly smashed the laundry window from the inside and tried to flee over a neighbouring fence.
Luckily, police were patrolling the street and quickly attended, arresting the alleged offenders.
Officers seized two large bags allegedly containing suspected stolen goods.
A 27-year-old Mandurah man has been charged with aggravated home burglary and commit, stealing, trespassing and being armed in a way that may cause fear.
He was refused bail and is due to appear in the Perth Magistrates Court today.
A 46-year-old Mandurah woman has been charged with aggravated home burglary and commit, stealing and trespass.
She is due to appear in the Mandurah Magistrates Court on May 24.