Police are appealing for witnesses after a man tried to force open the front door of a home in Oakapple Road.
The incident happened at about 10.30am on 14 August.
The man was white, slim and between 20 and 30. He was bald on top and his hair was shaved at the sides. He was wearing a sky blue polo top and jeans.
When he was disturbed he ran off towards Whitelot Close.
Anyone with information should call 101 quoting serial 492 of 14 August or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.