Police search for suspect in violent Indian Head Park home invasion

INDIAN HEAD PARK, Ill -- Police are warning residents in the southwest suburbs as they search for a suspect in a violent home invasion.

Authorities in Indian Head Park are on the scene at a home on Briarwood Court.

A neighbor received text alerts from officials saying a person was hurt inside the home and a suspect is at large.

There is no confirmation on the extent of the victim’s injuries.

A knife was reportedly used in the attack.

Officials are telling residents to lock their doors and keep the outside lights on.

The text sent to residents:

Home invasion on Briarwood in IHP w/injuries. Suspect is still at large. You are urged to lock their doors and keep outside lights on. Area police alerted.

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