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Masked men in home attack

PUBLISHED: 14:50 18 February 2008 | UPDATED: 10:27 03 July 2010

A MAN suffered facial injuries after opening his door to two men, who then demanded money and attacked him.

The man, in his 60s, from the South Quay area of Great Yarmouth was confronted by the men at about 9.

A MAN suffered facial injuries after opening his door to two men, who then demanded money and attacked him.

The man, in his 60s, from the South Quay area of Great Yarmouth was confronted by the men at about 9.35pm on Sunday, February 10 at his home between Nottingham Way and Friars Lane.

The attackers were armed with what is believed were a wide knife or cleaver type instrument and a truncheon.

One man pushed the victim into the front room and demanded money. A small amount of cash was handed over as well as a silver Nokia phone and a small quantity of cigarettes.

The attackers then ran off telling the victim not to follow them. He was taken to the James Paget University Hospital for treatment.

They are described as:

A white man between 5ft 6ins and 5ft 7ins tall and aged between 16 and 17 years old. His head was covered in a black scarf or hood with a slit for the eyes. He was wearing a plain white top, possibly fleecy, with dark trousers or jogging bottoms.

The second man was again white and approximately 6ft tall. He was of slim build and dressed all in black. His head was also covered and again there was a slit for his eyes.

Police are asking for any witnesses to come forward. Anyone that can help track down these men are asked to contact DC Kevin Maskell at Yarmouth CID on 0845 456 4567 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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