Police are appealing for information after an attempted burglary in Alnwick last night.
Police received a report of a man entering a house on Abbey Lands at around 9.10pm.
The offender was disturbed by the elderly occupants before making off. He was wearing a balaclava and camouflaged clothing.
A 44 year-old man has been arrested and remains in police custody.
Anyone with any information or may have been in the area at the time is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference 1181 22/11/13 or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
l Between 7pm and 8pm on Thursday night a shed was broken in to on Alnmouth Road in Alnwick.
Offenders have made off with fishing equipment worth hundreds of pounds.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference 378 22/11/13 or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.