TWO men fled after they failed to break into a Fixby house.
The men ran across the lawn at the house on Ganton Way while the victim was gardening at 2.15pm on Friday.
He checked his house and found they had tried to force a door and several windows, but had failed.
One of the men was white, aged 18 or 19 and 5ft 10in tall, with light- coloured hair.
The other is white and 6ft, with dark, cropped hair. He wore a green and blue hooded top and light blue trousers.
Anyone with information should phone Pc Paul Mara on 01484 436659.