Homeowner knocked unconscious during home invasion

A Cleveland resident says he was knocked unconscious during a home invasion Sunday.

According to Cleveland Police, officers received an aggravated burglary call around 2:00 p.m. in the 3600 block of Carlyle Avenue.

Once on scene, the victim, Ronald Harvey, 62, informed the officers that he observed a male jump over his rear fence and a short time later he heard someone pounding on his back door. Harvey opened the door a large white male with a handgun wearing a ski mask pushed his way into the home.

After entering the home, the male assaulted Harvey to the point that he lost consciousness. When Harvey woke up, he found that the male had taken property from his home and left.

EMS was notified, responded to the scene and transported Harvey to MetroHealth Medical Center, where he was treated for his injuries.

Second District Officers toured area for suspect with negative results.

The suspect is describes as a white male, 6'5", and 280 lbs.

Anyone with information c/w this incident is asked to contact the Second District Detective Bureau at 216.623.5218. Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216.252.7463 or Text messaging to Text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).

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