Bedfordshire Police are hunting a burglar who was confronted by a householder and escaped empty-handed.
The offender forced the lock of a house in West Street, Dunstable during the evening of Thursday 28 March.
Police are appealing for people in the area at the time and have issued a description:
- White and clean-shaven
- Five feet eight inches tall and of medium build
- Dressed in a dark-coloured coat