A gang tried to break in to a Harborough jewellers during the early hours of yesterday (Thursday) morning.
Wesley Elliot Suter of Steffans said that three youths were seen walking down St Mary’s Road before attempting to break in to the side of the store which is located on the corner of St Mary’s Road and Northampton Road.
After an unsuccessful attempt to break into the store using a crow bar they are understood to have fled down an alley which leads behind Emerson and West and the Harborough Mail office.
He is now asking people to come forward if they have any information about the incident.
A police spokeswoman said: “There was an attempted burglary to premises in The Square in Market Harborough. It happened at around 2.30am in the early hours of Thursday.
“No access was gained and we would appeal for witnesses to come forward.”
To speak to Leicestershire Police about the incident call 101.