According to the Police, a man who broke into Taylor Swift’s oceanfront mansion in Rhode Island took off his shoes because he wanted to be polite.

West police who responded to the house just after 5 pm on Friday’s 26-year-old Richard Joseph McEwan inside.

Chief of Police Shawn Lacey tells The West of the Sun in Milford, New Jersey Man was not wearing shoes. When asked why, he said he was always taught to take his shoes when entering someone’s house to be polite.

He is charged with breaking and willful intrusion. Online court records do not list a defense attorney.

Lacey says her officers have had to deal with several suspicious people at the singer at home, but this is the first time he remembers a person inside.

He said no one was at home.