A BURGLAR sprinted off and jumped over a garden fence after a homeowner returned to the house.

The owner of the house returned through the front door in Avon Road, Pershore and a man scarpered immediately.

He was described as wearing dark clothing.

The burglary happened at 11.30pm on Monday May 14. Nothing is believed to have been stolen.

Anyone with information, contact police on 101 quoting incident number 0864S 140518.