Police are appealing for witnesses following a housebreaking in Loanhead.
The incident took place between 3pm and 10pm on Tuesday, March 1 when entry was forced to the rear of a house on Mayburn Loan.
Nothing appears to have been stolen from the property.
Sergeant Colin McDonald of Loanhead, said: “This has been very distressing for the elderly occupier and we’re conducting various enquiries in an effort to trace the perpetrator.
“We’re asking for the public’s help and would urge anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the area during this time, or anyone with information which can assist with our investigation, to come forward.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.