POLICE are warning Halesowen residents to be on their guard after men on a motorbike attempted to break into a string of garages in the area.

The two men wearing helmets were seen trying to force their way into garages on Mucklow Hill and Halesowen Road.

Halesowen police sent out a warning and appealed for residents to check their CCTV to see if they can spot the men or their motorbike.

The incident happened between 11pm and 11.30pm on Thursday September 24.

The men were disturbed by residents at flats at The Grange flats on Halesowen Road (pictured below) and fled.

Halesowen News:

The force alert message reads: "Two male offenders, both of which were wearing helmets, arrived via motorcycle and and attempted to force entry on a number of garages of houses along Mucklow Hill and garages belonging to flats at The Grange.

"The two males were disturbed by residents at The Grange and made good their escape on the motorcycle with nothing stolen.

"As ever, with darker nights approaching, we would ask to make sure all your belongings area away out of sight and secured accordingly, giving no access to any potential opportunists.

"If anyone has any CCTV, please double check if you are local, if you can see the motorbike registration or the 2 males, it would be greatly appreciated for further investigation.

"Any information please call 101 or use our live chat facility, referring to crime number 20DY/231576D/20."