Home invasion-type incident reported in Villisca Thursday night


March 11th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department investigated a home invasion-type incident Thursday night, in Villisca. Sheriff’s officials reported this weekend a 9-1-1 call was received at about 9:40-p.m. Thursday, from a woman who said that a white man wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and black ski mask attempted to confront her when she entered the back door of her residence. The woman ran from the home and call authorities.

A Sheriff’s Deputy on the scene within three-minutes cleared the residence. Authorities believe the suspect ran out the back of the residence. Red Oak Police and a Montgomery County K-9 Unit assisted in a search for the suspect.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Montgomery County Crimestoppers at 1-800-432-1001. Authorities are also asking people in the area to keep an eye out for any suspicious activity in and around their residence.