CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Shortly before 2 a.m. Friday Cape Girardeau Police, fire and medical personnel were called to the 300 block of North Pacific near Broadway.
According to police, there was a robbery at a home at 1:43 a.m. in the 300 block of North Pacific.
Five men were out one a porch when two men in ski masks, one with a rifle, demanded their wallets.
A couple of the men who live in the home say one of the men appeared to be carrying a gun inside a plastic bag.
The residents say the men forced their way into the home and stole at least a wallet, but were scared off when one of the residents yelled he was going to get a shotgun.
Then, according to a resident of the home, one of them chased the men wearing masks across the yard and fell when going over a short cement retaining wall separating yards.
According to some of the injured man's friends, he either broke his leg or ankle in the fall. The injured man was taken to a local hospital by ambulance for treatment.
The alleged robbers were able to escape. No one is in custody.