An overnight break and enter in Cochrane has RCMP turning to the public for help. 

Mounties were called out to Sunset Ridge at approximately 1 a.m. Wednesday to a break and enter in progress. 

According to police, the homeowners scared the suspect who then fled the scene. 

The RCMP Police Dog Services and Calgary Police Service HAWCS then searched for the suspect.  

The suspect is described as being approximately 16-years-old with light brown skin and brown curly hair. The suspect was wearing a black hoodie and white running shoes.

Police are asking residents in Sunset to watch for anyone who matches that description. 

If you notice anything suspicious, please contact the Cochrane RCMP detachment at 403-851-8000 or if you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).