Police appeal for witnesses to violent burglary

Police are appealing for witnesses after two burglars broke into a flat and hit a man on the head with a lamp.

The aggravated burglary took place in a flat in Radnor Road, Durrington, at 2pm, on July 26.

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Two men entered the flat and hit the victim, a 35-year-old man, with a lamp and smashed a couple of windows.

DC Mandy Taylor said: “We are keen to talk to anyone who saw two white men in their 20s in the area or who might have heard a disturbance at the flat during the afternoon. If you saw or heard anything then please contact us on 101 and quote serial 1876 of 26/7 or anonymously contact crime stoppers on 0800 555 111.”