The Vandalia Police Department just reported an attempted home invasion at the 800 block of S. Maple St. that happened last evening on Thursday, June 15.
Vandalia Police Chief Christopher Hammann said a person with a ski mask took a pry bar and broke the door frame to the home. The resident was inside the home at the time and called the police immediately.
The suspect also tried to enter the home in the rear as their was evidence of their efforts with a window and the back door.
No one has been arrested at this time.
If you have any information, please call the Vandalia Police Department at 573-594-3344.