Man attacked during burglary in Great Yarmouth


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A man who was assaulted during a burglary required hospital treatment for his injuries.

Great Yarmouth CID are appealing for witnesses to an aggravated burglary which took place late on Tuesday, March 7.

Two men forced their way into a home on Middlemarket Road, Great Yarmouth between 10am and 11.30pm and attacked a man in his early 40s.

The victim was hit several times causing injuries to his head, hands and forearms which required assessment at the James Paget Hospital.

The offenders are described as both being white and wearing dark hooded tops with the hoods up at the time of the incident. They were thought to have two white dogs with them.

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DC Gary Brown, Yarmouth CID, appealed for further information saying: 'Based on the investigation so far, we believe that this was a targeted assault and nearby residents are not thought to be at risk.'

DC Brown can be contacted on 101 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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