Two men fled empty-handed after they were disturbed by the owner of a house they broke into in Stanion.
The property in Willow Lane was broken into at about 4.45am this morning (Thursday).
After breaking a rear window to get into the house, the men were disturbed and fled.
They were both white, about 6ft and were wearing dark clothes.
Witnesses, or anyone who knows anything about this incident, should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.