A shed in a back garden was left damaged after a thief tried to break into it.
Between noon on Friday, June 5, and 10.30am the following morning attempts were made to break into a shed in the rear garden of a property in Edgmond Court, Ryhope.
The hatch on the shed’s door was damaged during the incident but the offender failed to gain entry.
Nothing was stolen from the property.
Officers are now appealing for anyone with any information, or anyone who saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area at the time, to contact police on 101 extension 69691 quoting reference 516 06/06/15.