A would-be burglar tried to get into a Meltham property at just after 5am.
Police officers were called to a property on Huddersfield Road, near to the village centre, on Monday morning.
A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said a suspect had gained entry to a garage at the property but had run off when an alarm sounded.
The spokesman told ExaminerLive : “Police were called to a report of an ongoing attempted burglary at a property on Huddersfield Road at 5.07am on 19 March.
“The suspect gained entry to the garage at the property but made off when disturbed by an alarm.
“The suspect made off without any property.
“Enquiries remain ongoing.”
Anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting crime reference 13190140245.