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Man Hit With Metal Pole During Aylesbury Burglary

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Published by the Mix96 News Team at 9:13am 24th April 2016.

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an aggravated burglary in Aylesbury on Friday.

Shortly before 2pm the victim, a 19-year-old man, was inside a property in Harvey Road when two men entered  through an unlocked door. He was assaulted by one of the men with a metal pole. The victim managed to defend himself and chased the offenders away.

Nothing was stolen during the incident. The victim sustained facial injuries which did not require hospital treatment.

The offenders are described as Asian, aged in their early twenties, 5ft 7ins to 6ft. Both were wearing tracksuits, gloves and face coverings at the time of the offence.

Det Con Gemma Robinson, from Aylesbury Force CID, said: “We are investigating this incident in which a man was assaulted after offenders entered his home. I would like to encourage anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area at around the time of the incident, or anyone with any information which could assist with enquiries, to speak to police.”

Anyone with any information about the incident should contact Det Con Robinson via the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101.

If you don’t want to speak directly to the police, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers (opens new window) anonymously on 0800 555 111 No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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