Police are appealing for information and witnesses following a report of an attempted burglary in Newtownabbey.

Shortly before 7.45pm on Saturday, 17th February police received a report that three men, dressed in black with their faces covered, attempted to gain access to a house in the Aylesbury Court area.

The suspects used a crowbar to try and force the front door open of the property, before making off in the direction of Mayfield Link.

We are appealing to anyone who has any information about what happened, or who witnessed any suspicious activity in these areas at the time or with CCTV, doorbell or other footage that could assist our investigation, to call 101 and quote reference number 1461 17/02/24.

A report can also be made online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/ You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/