A house sitter scared away a burglar in Byron over the weekend.
The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office said deputies were called to a home on 3½ Avenue NW around 4 a.m. Saturday, where a 48-year-old man was house sitting for a relative.
The man heard a noise downstairs and found a man in the foyer. The intruder fled the home.
Deputies used a K9 to help track the intruder, but had no luck.
Deputies said doors to the home had been forced open, but fortunately, nothing had been taken.
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