BURGLARS broke into a home in Bolter End – but fled after the home security alarm went off.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the break in, which took place in Bolter End Lane at about 2am on Wednesday.

Burglars gained access to the property by breaking open a side window but they left empty handed after the burglar alarm went off.

Contact police on the 101 enquiry line or the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111 with any information.