Police investigating home invasion and attempted stabbing

MARQUETTE — Police are on the lookout for a suspect in an alleged home invasion and stabbing incident in Marquette early Sunday morning.

Officers from the Marquette City Police Department say they were dispatched to the 100 block of Morgan Street around 5:00 a.m. for the report of a home invasion. A person reportedly entered the home, where the resident awoke to the suspect standing over his bed. Police say the suspect then attempted to stab the victim with a knife. The victim repelled the attack, and the suspect fled the residence.

The suspect is described as a six foot tall white man with a thin build and short brown hair. He was reportedly wearing a black t-shirt and black pants. Minor injuries were reported at the scene.

The incident remains under investigation.