Four would-be burglars on the loose in Little Eaton

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Police are hunting four would-be burglars who are on the loose in Little Eaton.

The men tried to break into a house on Eaton Bank on Wednesday afternoon but were unsuccessful and fled.

Officers were called at about 12.10pm and carried out a search of the area – including in woodland – in a bid to track down the offenders.

However, they were not found.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call Derbyshire police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.