A burglar fled from a Kettering house after being disturbed by the homeowner.
The incident happened on Thursday, March 7, between 4am and 5am at a property in Hodge Way.
An unknown offender attempted to gain entry into the property via the front door.
A police spokesman said: “They were then disturbed by the householder and left the property.
“The offender is described as male, 5ft 11in and wearing a dark coloured heavy padded jacket.
“Witnesses, or anyone with information, are asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”