Men with weapons tried to break in to a city centre home in the early hours of the morning. 

Police were called to a residential address in Western Road, Brighton, near the junction of Preston Street at around 4am on Monday, January 29, to reports of an attempted aggravated burglary.

Now, police are appealing for witnesses to the incident. 

The Argus: A cordon was up in Western Road, BrightonA cordon was up in Western Road, Brighton (Image: Submitted)

A spokeswoman for Sussex Police said: "It was reported that men with weapons had attempted to enter the property before fleeing the scene.

"Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances.

"If you witnessed what happened or have information to report, you can contact us via our online reporting form or by calling 101 quoting reference 122 of 29/01."