Three men attempted to break into a house in the Wootton area of Northampton.
The men were seen near a property in Mortons Bush, on Tuesday between 7.30am and 10.15am trying to get into the property through the front door and also through a side gate leading to the back of the house.
The first man is described as white, about 5ft 9in, aged in his fifties, with a medium to plump build and fair hair. He was wearing a light green padded jacket and a hat.
The second man is described as white, about 5ft 9in, aged in his mid-20s, with a slim build and black hair. He wore a dark hooded jacket, dark trousers and a bandana or scarf.
The third man was also white, about 5ft 9in, aged in his mid-20s and wearing a dark hooded jacket, dark trouser and a bandana or scarf.
Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have seen the men in the area on Tuesday morning, either on foot or in a vehicle.
The Mortons Bush crime comes after five masked men forced their way into a home and demanded money from the homeowner on Tuesday night between 10pm and 10.20pm in Battle Close, Wootton.
Northamptonshire Police said they are not linking the two crimes.
Witnesses to either crime, or anyone with information, are asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.