POLICE are searching for a man wearing hooped earrings as they investigate an attempted burglary.

A failed attempt to break into a house in Newfield Way, Marlow, was made some time between 3-9pm on Friday, June 27.

Officers investigating the incident say they want to speak to a man in his late twenties wearing a short sleeved polo shirt and hoop earrings who was seen close to the location around the time of the offence.

Anyone with information, or can identify the man seen in area, should contact PC Kimberly Barletta from High Wycombe police station on 101, or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.