VERONA, Wis. -

A woman walked in on a burglar while checking on the home of a deceased relative Monday morning.

According to a Dane County Sheriff’s Office statement, police are searching for the burglar after he fled from the home when the woman confronted him in the kitchen.

He is described as a 50-year-old man with shoulder-length gray hair and long sideburns. The woman said he spoke slowly and was difficult to understand. He fled in a four-door red car that may be a Toyota Corolla, according to the statement.

Anyone with information on the burglar can call Dane County police at 608-283-6900.