A gang tried to break into a former pub in Billingborough while the person living there was inside.
It happened at the former George and Dragon in Victoria Street, where a gang tried to force their way in through a back door between 11pm on Monday and 6am on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, thieves have stolen a bright yellow mini bike from a shed outside a house in Hawk Crescent, Bourne.
The vehicle was stolen in the early hours of Sunday and police are looking for someone wearing a red hoody who was seen in the area at about 2.30am.
Anyone with information should call 101.