Police: Morris homeowner confronts alleged burglar

Morris police are investigating a Monday morning attempted burglary incident.

According to a Morris Police Department release, at about 5:50 a.m., an unidentified suspect attempted to gain entry to a home in the 400 block of W. Jefferson Street. The homeowner confronted the suspect and the suspect fled the home on foot.

The homeowner told police the suspect was a white male and was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt.  Officers were unable to find the suspect after checking the area.

Investigation in the case is ongoing. Anyone with information in the incident is encouraged to contact the department at (815) 942-2131.