Cole County man in custody after home invasion
COLE COUNTY - One man is in custody after breaking into a home in Cole County with a knife as his weapon on Sunday.
The man, whose name has not yet been released, entered the home on the 200 Block of Arden Drive with a knife around 3:30 p.m. according to Capt. John Wheeler with the Cole County Sheriff's Department.
No one was hurt, but the homeowner chased the intruder out of his home with a gun and held him at gunpoint until the Missouri State Highway Patrol arrived on the scene, Wheeler said.
Deputies arrested the man on suspicion of burglary in the first degree. His name is not being released until formal charges are filed.