Three white men are being sought by police after an attempted robbery.
The men knocked at the door of a house in South Paddock Court in east Northampton and asked the householder, a 65-year-old Asian man, whether any immigrants were living in the property.
They then barged into the property by which time the householder’s wife was looking to raise the alarm.
The three men spoke to each other in what is thought to be an east European language and then left the scene in a vehicle, possibly a black BMW.
The first offender was 5ft 9ins, of medium build, with ginger hair. The second had a similar build and hair colour, and was in his early 20s. The third was of slim build, aged in his late 20s.
The incident happened just after 5pm on Monday, July 16.
Anyone with information can call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.