Two men escaped on bicycles after attempting to break into a post office in Knottingley.
Police were called to the property on Racca Green at around 9.10pm yesterday (Wednesday) following reports of an attempted burglary.
The owner of the post office disturbed the men who made off on bikes up Weeland Road.
Both are described as while males, aged 18-20 years old. One was wearing dark clothing while the other had very short, fair hair and was wearing a short sleeved, white polo shirt.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Pontefract and Knottingley neighbourhood policing team on 101.