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Police in Charlottetown are investigating a break and enter into a residence on Hillsborough Street near Euston Street early today.
A spokesman for police said a woman at that residence heard noises in her apartment around midnight and then discovered a male intruder.
The intruder fled when the woman screamed and was gone from the scene by the time police arrived.
Police say the intruder is tall and skinny. He wore a grey hoodie, dark colored shorts and a red backpack.
Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact Charlottetown Police Services at 629-4172 or P.E.I. Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477.