POLICE are appealing for information after an attempted burglary in Little Oakley.

Shortly after 12.30am on Friday July 18 the occupant of a house on Cherry Tree Close heard someone attempt to open the back door.

After looking outside, the occupant saw a man in the garden entering the unsecured shed.

The man was disturbed and fled without taking anything.

He is described as white, approximately 5ft 4 inches tall with slim build and wearing a black hooded top.

Anyone with information should contact Det Con Emma Baynon on 101 and police would like to remind residents to ensure outbuildings are locked.