BURGLARS attempted to break into a house in North Oxford but fled empty-handed.

Police said the attempted break-in took place at a home in Five Mile Drive between 11pm on Sunday and 3am yesterday.

Officers said they thought they offenders tried to get into the house through two ground-floor windows, which were left slightly open.

Anyone has information about the incident should contact police on101, quoting reference number 43170269593.

For further crime prevention advice residents can visit the Thames Valley Police website at thamesvalley.police.uk/home-garden-security