POLICE have appealed for witnesses to help with an investigation into an attempted burglary at a property in Wombwell.

Crime scene teams and officers cordoned off the property on Tune Street while they launched an investigation on June 1.

A spokesman said: "Officers are carrying out a number of enquiries to establish the circumstances and enquiries are ongoing. As it is early in the investigation we can't say much more until circumstances are established."

There had been much speculation that someone had died in relation to this incident - but police have confirmed this is not the case.

Anyone with any information should contact South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 50 of 1 June 2012.

Alternatively people can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.