A would-be burglar ran off after he spotted the homeowner while trying to break into a house.
Police are appealing for witnesses after the man attempted to burgle the house on Risborough Road, Stoke Mandeville, at 10pm last Friday, police said today.
The homeowner startled the crook as he tried to get into the house. The offender is described as a white man in his thirties, around 5ft 7ins, and of a slight build.
Anyone with information should contact PC Nicola Ambrose from Aylesbury police station via 101.
Those who don’t want to speak directly to the police can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or online at the Crimestoppers website here.
No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.