A BURGLAR fled from the scene after they were disturbed during an incident in Tidworth.

At about 1pm yesterday (November 8) an offender entered a home in Pickernell Road through an insecure door.

They then carried out a search of the ground floor of the before being disturbed by the homeowner and fleeing the scene.

According to police nothing was stolen during the incident.

A spokesman for Wiltshire Police said: “We would like to take this opportunity to remind residents of the importance of locking doors, even when you are at home, to help prevent your chance of falling victim to this type of crime.

“House to house enquiries have been carried out in the area and we would encourage anyone who may have seen or heard any suspicious activity in the area at around 1pm to get in touch via 101 and quote crime reference number 54180106057.”