It occurred at an address on Beech Grove, between 11.30pm on Tuesday 24 May and 9am Wednesday 25 May 2011.
The burglars removed the door handle and damaged the barrel of the lock. However, they left the premises before gaining access to the house.
Police Constable Lisa Jenkinson, of the Harrogate Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: “I would like to hear from anyone who may have seen someone acting suspiciously in the area at the time of this attempted break in. I ask that they contact me at the earliest opportunity.”
If you have any information that could help to progress this investigation please contact PC Lisa Jenkinson at Harrogate police station on 0845 60 60 24 7 quoting reference number 12110084881. Or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.