Burglars tried to break into a Corby house, but fled when they could not get through the door.
The property in Pevensey Walk was targeted some time between 1pm and 4pm on Monday, December 14.
After trying to force open a back door, the culprits fled.
Witnesses, or anyone who knows anything about this incident can call Northamptonshire Police on 101.
Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.