HOUSEHOLDERS are warned to be on their guard after an attempted break-in.

Thieves tried to remove door lock casing to gain entry to a house in Kensington Street, Keighley, but were unsuccessful and fled empty handed.

West Yorkshire Police say the incident occurred sometime between 11pm last Thursday (February 8) and 7am the following day.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police on 101, and quote crime occurrence 13240076837.