VENICE ( — A woman received quite the scare Friday when she awoke to find a naked man in her Venice Beach home.

According to police, the man ran out of the home when the woman confronted him and screamed.

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A short time later, authorities encountered the man and took him into custody on suspicion of trespassing.

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Police said the suspect did not touch the woman inside the home.

The man was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol, but is believed to be suffering from a mental illness.

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The investigation is ongoing.