A TERRIFIED couple arrived home to discover a masked intruder dressed in a boiler suit and goggles in their property.
The raider, who wore a white dust mask covering part of his face, tried to attack the man and woman after they entered their home in St Helens Parade, Southsea.
The victims fled onto South Parade where they alerted a member of the public between 6.40pm and 6.50pm on Friday.
Police say the woman victim is 30, but have not revealed the age of the man.
Witnesses are urged to contact Detective Constable Kristy O’Brien at Fratton CID on 101 quoting crime reference number 44110468277.
Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.