A wheelbarrow full of tools was found and a man arrested following an incident at a house in Darlings Lane on Monday.
The owners of the house were woken at about 1.30am and saw a man trying to get into a tractor on the driveway.
The man ran away when he was challenged, but the owners were woken again at about 6am and saw a man, believed to be the same person, walking across the garden with a wheelbarrow full of tools before trying to get into locked electronic gates at the front of the house.
The police were called and a man matching the description given was found nearby and arrested on suspicion of burglary.
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