WOULD-BE thieves were thwarted in their efforts to break in to a house in Rubery in the early hours of Friday morning (February 7).

Police are appealing for witnesses or CCTV footage after intruders tried to access a house on Gunner Lane, Rednal, at around 1.35am.

They failed to gain entry to the house but police are still seeking help to identify suspicious people or vehicles in the vicinity at the time.

Anyone with information can call West Mercia Police on 101, quoting reference 0033S 070220, or alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.