Overnight home invasion under investigation in Cape Girardeau

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - A reported overnight home invasion in Cape Girardeau is under investigation.

Police Sgt. Rick Schmidt said officers responded to a 911 call in the northwest part of town around 4:25 a.m.  The homeowner told investigators he heard a noise, then got out of bed to investigate.  Soon he heard a man's voice tell him to stay where he was.

The intruder was gone by the time police arrived, Schmidt said. The homeowner was not hurt, and it wasn't clear if anything had been taken from the home.

Schmidt couldn't say the exact address of the home.  The suspect is not in custody.

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