POLICE are appealing for information after a man appeared at a woman's door wearing a red morph suit and holding a knife which she forced him to drop.

Officers said the man came to the house in Llanerch Lane in Trinant, near Crumlin, on Friday, March 31 at around 8.30am.

The woman said he was holding a knife with a “jewel on the handle”.

A police spokeswoman added: “She grabbed his wrists and he dropped the knife and (the man) ran off the in the direction of The Graig”.

The man is described as being around 5 ft 8 in and wearing dark clothing.

He was either wearing a red beanie hat or a red morph suit, to cover his face.

If you have any information about this, call 101 quoting log number 81 31/3/17 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.