BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in Boulder would like the public’s help identifying a home intruder who pulled a knife on a resident.

According to police, a man broke into a home in the 1600 block of Pine Street on Tuesday at approximately 11:15 p.m.

“A male resident inside the home encountered a man he did not know in the hallway of the first floor. When confronted, the suspect ran and tried to leave the house, but he was initially unsuccessful at finding an exit,” police said in a statement. “The intruder pulled a knife from his pocket. The resident was cut as the intruder ran by him.”

The intruder was able to escape by running upstairs onto a deck on down the deck’s stairs to the street. He was last seen running southbound on 17th Street.

“The victim suffered two superficial lacerations on his right forearm, which did not require immediate medical attention,” police said.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5-foot-11, 150 to 160 pounds with reddish-blonde hair and a receding hairline. He was wearing a bright green t-shirt and khaki cargo shorts.

Additional Information From The Boulder Police Department

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Kara Wills at 303-441-3482. Those who have information but wish to remain anonymous may contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-444-3776. Tips can also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website at http://www.crimeshurt.com. Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect(s) may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 from Crime Stoppers.

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