It happened around 11:45 Friday night on the 1400 block of Church Street.
The 21-year-old homeowner told officers that he arrived home to find two armed men wearing masks.One of the suspects allegedly pointed a gun at the victim and demanded money.
The victim gave the men $200 but the suspects demanded that he open his safe.
At first the victim denied owning a safe but later complied. Police say the suspects took nearly $15,000 and fled the scene.
The victim told police that he obtained the large sum of money from saving money and a winning scratch off lottery ticket but an investigation continues.
No injuries were reported and police are still searching for the two suspects.