(KMOV) – Authorities are searching for a man who robbed a house after assaulting the 60-year-old homeowner in the north St. Louis neighborhood of Walnut Park early Tuesday morning.
Authorities said the suspect had a weapon when he broke into a home in the 5400 block of Partridge around 4:15 a.m.
Police said he used the weapon to hit the homeowner, who ran next door to a neighbor’s house to call authorities.
Authorities said when the homeowner returned the suspect was nowhere to be found and a flat screen television was missing.
Police said the suspect was wearing a red shirt, blue jean shorts and glasses.