Late on Friday, the front door of a house in Borrowfield was tried by unknown persons.
Fortunately, the house was locked.
Montrose community officer Ally Hutchison said: “Please be vigilant at all times and remember to lock your front and back doors.
“There have been similar incidents in the Borrowfield area lately and as such, I urge everyone to report any suspicious activity to the police at the time.”
To report an incident please call Police Scotland on 101.