MARSHFIELD (CBS) – A Marshfield resident attempted to chase down a masked man who broke into his home while he was eating dinner with his children.
An Ocean Street resident called 911 around 8:25 p.m. on Wednesday.
The victim told police that while he was eating dinner, he heard a loud noise in an upstairs bedroom.
When the man went to see what the noise was, he saw a white man wearing a hooded sweatshirt and a ski mask standing over his desk.
The suspect ran out a sliding door, onto the deck and down the stairs.
After a brief chase, the homeowner caught up to the suspect and a scuffle broke out. The victim suffered a small cut on his arm.
Following the scuffle, the masked man ran off into the woods.
Police searched the area, but were unable to locate the man.