Police look for burglar

A CRIMINAL ran off after an unsuccessful attempt to break into a house.

Police said the man smashed a window at the rear of a property in James Street before trying to gain entry.

They have now launched an appeal for information as inquiries surrounding the incident, which occurred on August 26, continue.

Anyone with information can contact Scarborough Police on 0845 6060247 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.