An e-fit of a man the police would like to speak to following an attempted burglary in Milton Keynes has been released.

At around 5.45am on Sunday, January 17, a man in his 40s and a woman in her 30s, were at home in their property on Downs Barn Boulevard when they were woken by the sound of scraping at their front door.

When looking through the door viewer a man matching the E-fit description was seen trying to gain entry to the property.

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The victim shouted at the man and he fled the scene.

Downs Barn Boulevard​ in Milton Keynes 

Staff investigator Charles Cox, based at Milton Keynes police station said: “I am appealing for any witnesses of this incident, or anyone who saw a man matching the E-fit provided, in the area at the time.

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“If you recognise this man, or believe it could be you, please get in touch.

“You can make a report online or by calling 101 and quoting reference 43210021373.

“If you wish to remain 100 per cent anonymous you can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111”