Detectives at Strand Road are appealing for information about a burglary in Drumahoe.
The offence took place on Tuesday of last at Riverview Crescent, off Tirbracken Road in the Waterside.
Investigating officer, Detective Constable McKenna, said that between 12pm and 12.15pm on Tuesday, an intruder was challenged in a house at Riverview Crescent and made off over a fence.
Nothing was stolen.
Anyone who saw a person in dark clothing running from the scene is asked to contact the CID on the on-emergency number, 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.