POLICE are trying to trace two men who tried to enter the home of a 65-year-old man posing as water board officials.

The two men showed up at the victim’s house in Sherborne Close, Stonehouse at 9.15am on Friday claiming to be from the water board and had come to read his meter.

When they proceeded to walk towards the door the victim demanded to see ID and the two men eventually left.

They are described as being white, aged in their late 30s, about 5ft 10ins tall, stocky and bald. They were wearing blue boiler suits.

Call police on 101 quoting incident number 141 of 1/8/14.