POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an aggravated burglary in Wolston.
Five men are believed to have approached the property in School Street, Wolston, from the back before kicking the back door in and threatening a male and female inside the home.
The male occupant was assaulted. He suffered a broken jaw and was treated at hospital.
The gang stole electrical items and cash.
Officers arrived very quickly at the scene and an ambulance was called to assess and treat the man’s injuries.
A police dog team tracked the route the offenders took to near the alley on Abbots Walk and officers believe this is where the offenders may have parked their car.
The burglary happened at approximately 8.45pm on Tuesday, January 24.
Officers are checking CCTV footage and appealing for any witnesses to the burglary or who may have seen the men or a vehicle near Abbots Walk on Tuesday evening. Any witnesses are please asked to call DI 1923 Andy Reynolds in Local Investigations on 01926 415000 ext 3021 voicemail 11923 or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.