Kimberley resident spotted man attempting to break into shed

Gilt Hill, Kimberley
Gilt Hill, Kimberley

A police investigation has been launched after an attempt was made to break into a resident's shed in Kimberley.

Nottinghamshire Police were called on September 10 to a property on Gilt Hill, with the incident believed to have taken place at about 1.30am on the same day.

The homeowner saw a male dressed in black and shouted at him, before the culprit left the area towards Kimberley town centre.

Officers did a search of the area but could not find the offender, leading to a police appeal.

A spokesman said: "At about 1.30am on September 10 an attempt was made to break into a shed on Gilt Hill, Kimberley.

"The occupant of the house saw a male dressed in black and shouted at him. He immediately left the area and made his way towards Kimberley.

"Police did an area search unfortunately the offender could not be found

"Did you see or hear anything suspicious in your area? Did you or anyone you know witness the incident? Do you have a CCTV camera which may have captured the incident?

"If so please ring 101 and quote incident number 20-10092019. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

"If you would like further crime prevention on precautionary measures to stop you becoming a victim of crime please contact your local beat team."