Newbridge Garda Station
A home in Newbridge was broken into at around 4.45pm on Monday afternoon last.
The incident happened in the Highfield Estate area off the Morristown Road.
The intruder forced a back door and caused damage to the house.
However the suspect was disturbed and fled the scene.
Nothing was taken from the property during the incident.
Gardaí in Newbridge have appealed to the public for help with their investigation.