PATASKALA, Ohio (WTVN) --Police are searching for the person who broke into a Pataksala home early Tuesday and fought with the husband and wife who live there.

It happened about 5 a.m. when the suspect, dressed in black and wearing a ski mask, entered the home on Edenderry Lane from the rear.

Once inside, the husband and wife who live there confronted the intruder and began fighting.  

The suspect took off with some money and other items. 

The husband required treatment for cuts on his face and head.  His wife wasn't hurt.

(ABC 6 reporter Mike McCarthy contributed information to this story.)