Masked men damaged a back door as they attempted to break into a Gainsborough property.
Police are appealing for information following the attempted burglary, which occurred in Parnell Street at around 1.25pm on Monday 17th February.
Lincolnshire Police said three men, wearing balaclavas, damaged a back door in an attempt to enter the property. They did not gain entry and are believed to have left in the direction of Gladstone Street.
Anyone who saw or heard any suspicious activity in Parnell Street during the afternoon of 17th February is asked to call Lincolnshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 200 of 17th February.
Alternatively call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.