A burglar was surprised to find the resident at home when he broke into a Spring Garden Township house early Sunday morning.

The burglar, described by township police as a 5-foot-10, 150 pound man with an athletic build, broke into a home in the 600 block of Colonial Avenue about 3:45 a.m., according to police.

After encountering the resident, the burglar fled the home, police said.

He was last seen wearing a dark red and brown long-sleeve shirt and blue jeans, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer George Stone at (717) 843-0851 or through sgtpd.org.