The masked intruders forced entry to the house in Mollington Grove, Hatton Park, near Warwick around 11pm, threatening the occupants.

The intruders fled from the house empty handed.

A 32-year-old man was arrested by police early on Tuesday morning on suspicion of aggravated burglary.

Appealing for witnesses, officers would like to hear from anyone living in Mollington Grove, or the adjoining roads in Hatton Park, who may have seen anything suspicious or out of the ordinary.

They would also like to hear from anyone who may have CCTV cameras overlooking Mollington Grove or the adjoining roads.

Contact PSI Dom Kennedy by calling Warwickshire Police 101, quoting incident 420 of 14th July.

Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or by contacting www.crimestoppers-uk.org