Police are investigating reports of an attempted burglary.

It was reported to Essex Police that people were seen attempting gain entry to a house in Beaufort Gardens, Braintree.

The suspects were seen trying the door handle of the property at around 3.15am on Thursday 30 April.

Thankfully, no entry was gained but Essex Police are still asking people in the area to "remain vigilant and to ensure doors and windows are double locked and items like keys kept in safe places."

If you have any information about the incident Essex Police are asking you call 101 quoting the crime reference number 42/62441/20 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.