A MAN tried to force open a front door in Southwick but ran off when he was disturbed.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened at about 10.30am on August 14.
The man was seen trying to get into a house in Oakapple Road and then ran off towards Whitelot Close.
He is described as white, slim and aged between 20 and 30. He was bald on top and his hair was shaved at the sides. He was wearing a sky blue polo top and jeans.
Anyone with information should call 101 quoting serial 492 of 14 August or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.