Olivette, MO (KSDK) - A manhunt is underway in St. Louis County.

Police are searching for a home invasion suspect, accused of hiding from police in an unsuspecting homeowner's basement.

On Saturday night a manfled fromOverland police in a blue Dodge van.

On Sundaya homeowner in the 300 block of Dielman told officers he noticed a broken basement window and went to investigate. He then found the suspect, who took off running.

The photographs above were taken by the homeowner, who had gotten a camera when he noticed the broken window.

Police say they know the identity of the man, but have not released his name. They say he is wanted by authorities in Crawford County and St. Louis County.

It is unknown why officers were originally pursuing the man.

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