Police are appealing for witnesses to a house burglary in Shenley Lodge on Tuesday afternoon.
At around 2.55pm, the offender gained entry to a house in Silicon Court by forcing the front door open.
The occupant was asleep upstairs when he heard the doorbell ringing and knocking at the door. The victim then saw a man running out of his house.
The offender was wearing pumps-style shoes and a grey top. The victim noted a strong smell of deodorant or aftershave. No items were stolen.
If you have any information please contact Det Con Wendy Cissell from Milton Keynes police station via the Thames Valley police Enquiry Centre on 101.