Gardaí in Kilcock are investigating a break-in that occurred last week, where a homeowner disturbed a male intruder.
The incident happened in the Boycetown area on Thursday, February 7.
Between 3-4am, the owner of the house heard a noise and when he went to the landing, a male was standing in the hallway with a torch.
The man fled.
Anyone with information is asked to contact gardaí on 01 675 7390.