Between four and five masked men broke into a property in Weymouth Close, Corby, but left when challenged by the occupant.
The incident happened shortly before 4pm on Monday, 27 March. Nothing was stolen from the property, although significant damage was caused during the break-in.
The offenders are described as Black and wearing dark clothing and balaclavas.
Anyone with information can contact Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Incident Number: 17000129107