Ionia Police searching for home invasion suspect

Police are searching for a man accused of breaking into a home and stealing the homeowner’s pistol and vehicle in Ionia County Saturday morning.

The incident happened at around 6:15AM November 30th in the 11000 block of Keefer Highway in Ionia County.

Police were dispatched to the home after a report of a burglary in progress.

The suspect is believed to be 52 year-old Robert John Briggs.

The homeowner was armed with a pistol, but the suspect managed to wrestle it away. During the scuffle, shots were fired but no one was hit.

The suspect robbed the homeowner of their vehicle keys and left the scene with a dark grey 2014 GMC Sierra Pickup truck.

There is a warrent for Briggs’ arrest.

Further details are limited at this time.

Anyone with info is asked to call the Ionia County Sheriff’s Office.