Thames Valley Police are appealing for witnesses after an attempted burglary in Bloxham.
It took place yesterday (Monday) between 11am and noon in Banbury Road, where a man forced open a padlocked wooden gate and then attempted to force open a UPVC door to the house.
The man, who was wearing a grey tracksuit, did not manage to gain entry.
The incident took place in broad daylight and officers are keen to speak to anyone who saw anyone acting suspiciously or any suspicious vehicles in the area around the time of the offence.
Anyone with information should call investigating officer PC Leanne Canning of Banbury Local CID on 101.