LAKEWOOD (CBSLA) — A home invasion in Lakewood Friday left the resident with welts on his back from being beaten with a baseball bat by the intruder.

The home invasion was reported at about 3:30 a.m. in the area of Iroquois and Palo Verde Avenues. The resident, Garrett Kinkade, told CBS2 exclusively that he woke up to find a strange man inside his home.

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“Course I started shouting, screaming, top of my lungs, loud as I could,” Kinkade said. “The only people that did anything was two doors down, they were awake. They were the ones that called” the police.

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Kinkade had at least one cut to an eyebrow and was left with welts on his back from being beaten by a baseball bat. However, he refused to be taken to a hospital.

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Nothing was taken from home.