POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an attempted burglary near Winchester.

A man tried to gain entry to a home in Cranbourne Drive, Otterbourne on Sunday, October 27.

However he was disturbed by a resident and left empty-handed.

He was described as of mixed race.

PC Emma Purser said: “I am particularly keen to hear from anyone in the Otterbourne area who may have had unusual callers.”

Anyone with information should contact PC Purser at North Walls Police Station on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.