POLICE are searching Burley for two burglars who were disturbed trying to ransack a shed in BurleyRoad, Bransgore.

The burglars were caught by the homeowner and are thought to have run off in the direction of Bransgore.

Helicopters and dog units are searching the disused railway line and the surrounding area.

The pair are described as mid to late teens. One has red hair and was wearing a black top and grey trousers. The other is said to have black hair and wearing grey clothing.

It is thought a third person may have been involved, but they were not actually seen at the property.