HOUSTON -

The Houston Police Department is investigating an attempted burglary.

Authorities say it happened around 8 a.m. Friday at 7415 Laredo Street in northeast Houston.

Officials say the homeowner heard a crashing noise and that a man was attempting to kick in a side door.

That's when the homeowner screamed for her son which caused the man to get scared and leave, according to investigators.

The burglar was described as a black man who was driving a silver car.

There were no injuries reported and no items stolen, according to police.