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Homeowner disturbs attempted burglary
A HOMEOWNER stopped an attempted burglary at a property in York this morning.
The resident phoned police after he found a man in dark clothing trying to gain entry through a ground floor bedroom window at his property in Grosvenor Road at 6.35am.
The offender ran off through the rear garden and a car was heard to drive away at speed. Police searched the area, house to house enquiries and forensic examinations were carried out at the scene.
Anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area between 6am and 7am should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, email Graeme.Bevington@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk or phone Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.