(KMOV)-- An East St. Louis man is charged with home invasion after breaking into his elderly neighbor's house and beating him on Friday.
According to Police, Eric Tucker, 37, beat and robbed his 88-year-old neighbor when the elderly man confronted Tucker.
Tucker was caught by police after a tip about his location.
Police at the scene found the victim bleeding from his head and face. The elderly man was treated and released from a local hospital.
The victims name is not being released.