Police: Home invader uses golf club to beat Belleville area man

News-DemocratNovember 20, 2013 

The St. Clair County Sheriff's Department is searching for a suspect who beat a homeowner with his own golf club.

The attack happened at about 10 p.m. Monday night in a neighborhood near Belleville.

The victim said the suspect, described as a tall, thin man wearing a mask, came into his house through the garage and was armed with one of the victim's golf clubs.

The man was able to run to a neighbor's home to ask for help.

Sheriff Rick Watson said investigators have few leads about the attack.

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