Officials said a man entered the home on Cheek Road on Monday just before 4 p.m. through an unlocked door. The suspect allegedly robbed Riley Dehart at gunpoint.
Dehart sustained minor injuries to his head during the robbery.
The suspect is described as a male, approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall, 150 pounds, with dark, medium length hair.
A witness saw the suspect flee from the scene driving an older-model gray SUV or pick-up.
Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (919) 560-0857.