The Cumbernauld News and Kilsyth Chronicle has reported on a number of high value break-ins involving homes in Smithstone
Now offficers have confirmed that the area around Middleton Place was searched around 5am after an incident involving two men in a front garden.
A female resident spied the duo and challenged them.
They then made off and were seen driving away in a silver Volkswagen.
Inspector Phil Rose of Cumbernauld Police said: “Enquiries are continuing to identify and trace the males involved.
Anyone who saw the pair is asked to contact police on 101.”