Using a house key hidden in the front porch, a man holding a knife entered a home on 15th Avenue and robbed a woman of her purse, according to Oak Creek police.
According to a police report, the man entered a home in the 8400 block of S. 15th Avenue about 10 p.m. Wednesday. The 54-year-old female resident told police he held the knife in his right hand as he demanded her purse. He fled on foot southbound on 15th Avenue.
The suspect was described as 6-feet tall, 160 pounds, wearing a white and blue baseball cap and a navy blue and gray striped shirt.
Police are still investigating. Extra patrols were requested around the woman's house.