No items were stolen as the suspect was disturbed in the conservatory at the back of the house by the householder, at 1.30pm.
He then left through the back garden on to Hadley Avenue, which is believed to be the way he entered.
There is believed to be one suspect who is described as a white man, aged in his 30s, 5’ 10” and of stocky build.
He had a shaven head and was wearing a T-shirt with large stripes.
Any witness or anyone with information is asked to call 101 or email [email protected] quoting serial 731 of 15/5. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.