Man attacked during aggravated burglary in Lowestoft

A Lowestoft man needed hospital treatment after being attacked during an aggravated burglary.

The 52-year-old man was taken to the James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston suffering from a possible fractured jaw and cuts and bruises to his face after a home in Aldwyck Way around 1.55am this morning (Wednesday, July 20).

The man was at home with his teenage son and some friends when a security light at the back of the house came home. When the 52-year-old went to investigate he saw a male in his back garden who left when he was spoken to.

Moments later two men barged into the property. The occupants were threatened with weapons, believed to include a knife, and told to hand over cash. Several of those inside the property were assaulted before the offenders left.

One attacker was described as around 5ft 10-11ins tall, in his late teens to 20s, of medium build, wearing dark jogging bottoms, a dark jacket and balaclava-style face mask. The other was slightly older, around 6ft tall, of skinny build, wearing dark grey jogging bottoms and a dark top.

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Police would like to speak to anyone who was in the area around this time or anyone with information about the offenders.

If you can help please call Lowestoft CID on 01986 835300.

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