Police appeal after man stabbed in face in house by knife wielding raiders

Police have appealed for information after a man was stabbed in the face and robbed after being followed by knife-wielding raiders.

By Darren Burke
Sunday, 14th February 2021, 11:06 am
Updated Sunday, 14th February 2021, 11:10 am

Police in Rotherham are asking for witnesses to come forward following the robbery at a property in Maltby on Boxing Day last year.

It is reported that on 26 December at around 8:30pm, two unknown offenders followed the victim to an address in Cheetham Drive. Once inside, the offenders threatened the victim with a knife and demanded he hand over money.

The victim sustained a cut to his face during the incident, but was able to flee to a nearby address and notify police.

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Cheetham Drive in Maltby.

The offenders are believed to have been wearing ski masks at the time of the incident.

After following several lines of enquiry including CCTV trawls, police are now asking for anyone with information to come forward.

If you can help, please call 101 quoting crime reference number 14/188574/20.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers via Crimestoppers-uk.org or on 0800 555 111.