Police investigating Hatfield home invasion

HATFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. - December 19, 2011

The invasion happened around 5:00 a.m. Monday on the unit block of Meadow Lane.

Police say the resident of the home was awakened by the family dog barking. Upon checking the home the resident confronted an intruder who was inside and armed with a knife.

The resident was able to retreat to his bedroom and dialed 9-1-1 for help. The knife-wielding man left the home before police arrived.

No one was injured in the home and nothing was taken.

The intruder is described as an Asian Male in his early to mid 20s, standing 5'5" to 5'6" wearing a faded black hooded sweatshirt with a faded design on the front. His face was covered by a grey scarf and he was wearing light brown sweat pants, and armed with a dull colored 6" knife.

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