Burglars were foiled by a staff member trying to smash their way into a pub.
Police said the offenders approached the Royal Hotel on Station Road in Great Harwood and tried to break in by kicking down a door.
They then smashed a ground floor window before making off undetected after being disturbed by a member of staff.
It happened at around 5.30am on Thursday, August 6.
Anyone with information call police on 101 quoting crime reference number ED1510440.