Police are investigating an incident where offenders broke into a home.

Hertfordshire Constabulary says the incident happened on Saturday, June 27, at around 9.50pm at a residential property in Southgate Road, Potters Bar.

The force said the suspects gained entry by forcing a rear garden gate - and using an unknown implement forced the lower UPVC panel of the back door.

However, they left the address empty handed after being confronted by the occupants of the home.

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following the aggravated burglary.

Detective Constable Yaser Khan, who is investigating, said: “Did you see anything suspicious on Southgate Road at around 10pm on Saturday night? Do you have CCTV in the area which may have captured something unusual?

“If so I’d like to hear from you. I can be contacted directly via email at yaser.khan@herts.pnn.police.uk."

Information can also be reported by calling 101 quoting reference 41/50326/20.