Police are hunting would-be thieves who smashed their way into a village shop.
Raiders targeted GC Store, Balbeggie, in the early hours of Sunday morning.
They smashed a window on the front door to get inside, but fled empty-handed when they were disturbed.
The outlet, on the A94 Perth to Coupar Angus road, has been taped off by police.
Police Scotland has asked witnesses to get in touch by calling 101 or freephone Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.