Owensboro police are investigating a burglary that happened early Wednesday at 3:15AM in the 700 block of Sycamore Street.

Reportedly, a male suspect forced his way into an apartment brandishing a handgun. The subject demanded money, according to reports, and then left the scene after a brief altercation.

Detectives are searching for 18-year-old William Merriweather, who is a person of interest in the case.

Merriweather currently has four separate outstanding warrants for his arrest that are unrelated to this incident. They include charges of second degree burglary and first degree robbery.

If you have any information on Merriweather's whereabouts, please call the OPD at 270-687-8888 or leave an anonymous tip on the Crime Stoppers line at 270-687-8484.

William Merriweather is 6 feet tall and weighs 160 pounds.