Police search for screwdriver wielding Chesterfield home invasion suspect

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Police are searching for a man wanted for a home invasion in Chesterfield. The thief robbed a couple living there and threatened them a with a screw driver.

Investigators say the couple woke up, Thursday just before 9pm, to find a man threatening them with a screwdriver. He demanded they hand over their valuables. He forced them to open a safe and then fled with jewelry and other valuables.

Investigators say it all unfolded at a home on Stablestone drive near Olive Boulevard. Detectives say the man was wearing a ski mask and gloves. He is about 6 feet tall.

The suspect entered the home by breaking a sliding glass door. Authorities are still searching for the suspect.

Residents say this is the second burglary in the area. They are now taking extra safety precautions.

Police say the suspect is still on the loose. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Chesterfield Police Department.