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Police search for home invasion suspect in St. Helens

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ST. HELENS, OR (KPTV) -

Officers with the St. Helens Police Department are searching for a suspect in a reported home invasion.

Police responded to the area near Columbia Boulevard & South 16th Street and began setting up a perimeter to search for the suspect.

According to St. Helens police, a man came home to find the suspect in the house. The homeowner confronted the suspect, the two struggled and the suspect then fled.

Police said the homeowner chased the suspect until losing sight of him behind nearby businesses.

The homeowner was taken to Legacy Emanuel for injuries he sustained in the struggle.

The suspect is described as a white man in his 30s, 5 foot 8 inches tall wearing a gray sweatshirt, gray baseball cap and blue jeans, with black gloves and carrying a dark colored bag or backpack.

Officers ask that anyone with information on the suspect's whereabouts call 911.

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