DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving a violent home invasion.

Officials said that at approximately 11:15 p.m. on Nov. 7, officers responded the area of West Main Street and South Union Street. When they arrived, they noticed forced entry to the home.

Officials said the homeowner told officers he was asleep when an unknown person forced entry to his front door. The suspect walked to the bedroom and a struggle between the two began.

The suspect is said to have punched the homeowner several times in the face, causing injury, and took an undisclosed amount of money. He left the home on foot in an unknown direction.

Decatur Police said the suspect is a 6’2″ black male, weighing 210 pounds. They said he was wearing a black Carhart brand hoodie, black colored pants and gloves.

Anyone who has information regarding this crime is advised to call Crime Stoppers at 217-423-TIPS. Tipsters can remain anonymous and can receive a reward of $500 or more if their submitted information leads to an arrest.