HOUSTON -

Police are searching for a man who broke into a shed in the backyard of a home near the Medical Center.

It happened around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday at the home on Addison Road near Lanier Drive.

The homeowner told authorities he heard something in his backyard and when he went to check, he saw a man coming out of the shed.

Officials said the suspect took off running.

The homeowner and officers checked the shed, but nothing was reported missing.

Houston police officers searched for the man, but were not able to find him.

The homeowner told investigators he believes that he startled the man before he had a chance to grab anything.