Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after an attempted burglary in Milton Keynes.
The incident took place at about 7am on Monday (22nd of December) in Whitsun Pasture, Willen Park.
The victim was at home upstairs when they heard a door opening downstairs. She went downstairs and found an unknown man in her lounge.
The man then swore at her and fled through a rear door.
The offender is white, slim, about 30 years old, 6ft 1in and had black teeth. He was wearing a dark black woollen hat.
Anyone with information about the incident should contact investigating officer, PC Katrina Walmsley, from Milton Keynes CID, via the 24-hour enquiry line 101.
If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers (opens new window) anonymously on 0800 555 111.