Officers are appealing for information following a burglary at an address in Portsmouth.
At around 5.40pm on Wednesday, 3 November a man has kicked open the door of an address on Angerstein Road.
The home owner, a 52-year-old man, has then fled his address. The offender has searched through some of the victims' belongings and then walked out the address and left the scene empty handed.
Meanwhile, the victim's dogs had escaped the house and were running loose on the street. A passing member of the public helped the victim round up his dogs.
The offender is described as around 6ft, of large build and was dressed all in black with his face covered.
PC Kevin Parker, said: "We would really like to speak to the man who who helped the victim round up his dogs. This person is a key witness to the incident and may be able to help us with the investigation. If this was you, please get in touch with us as soon as possible.
"We would also like to speak to anyone else who may have witnessed what happened or may have any other information which could help."