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66-year-old wrestles with home invader

BROOKLYN, Ind. (WISH) – Police were searching for a home invasion suspect in Brooklyn.

Police responded to the 300 block of North Main Street on Wednesday afternoon.

A 66-year-old woman saw the suspect walking toward her front porch.

According to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department, he forced his way into the home when she approached the door.

The suspect wrestled with the victim through the front room where he finally restrained her.

He started rummaging through her belongings and she confronted him again.

After that confrontation, he fled.

Police say he was described as 6 feet tall, white male, wearing a tan/brown colored Carhartt jacket, black ski mask, dark blue jeans and tennis shoes.

Anyone with information about the suspect can call police at (765) 342-5544 or email crimetips@morgancounty.in.gov.

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