Winnipeg police are looking for a suspect after a man broke into a home on Wellington Crescent while a girl slept inside.

Police said the incident happened around 2 a.m. Friday at a home on Wellington and Cockburn Street.

A man broke into the home while the girl slept and got into bed with her, police said. He fled immediately after.

Police said they believe the suspect's intentions were to commit a sexual assault, but the girl wasn’t injured.

Officers called in the canine unit to search the area but couldn’t locate the man.

Now, the sex crimes unit and the forensic identification unit are investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 204-986-6245 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.