Two men tried to break into a house by trying door handles and kicking at doors.
Detectives in St Helens have released a number of CCTV stills of the two people attempted to force entry to a house in Newton-le-Willows through a set of conservatory doors.
Officers investigating the attempted burglary also believe the offenders tried to smash a window using a brick but were unsuccessful.
The incident happened in Wayfarers Drive at 1.30pm on May 23rd while the homeowner was out.
Detectives are keen to hear from anyone who recognises the distinctive sports clothing and trainers worn by the people in the CCTV or remembers seeing anyone acting suspiciously in the street or the adjacent parkland near Newton Brook.
Call 0151 777 6049 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.