A BURGLAR attempted to break into a garage at night time but was scared off by the house alarm.
The incident happened around 11pm last Saturday in Ashburnham Road, Hastings.
A Sussex Police spokeswoman said: “This is the third time that this type of method has been reported to police over a number of weeks.
“Do you have any information as to who is responsible or did you happen to see anything?
Witnesses and anyone with information can call Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 1804 of 19/5. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.