South Yorkshire Police seek burglars after man is attacked during house raid

A police hunt is under way for two men who forced their way into a man’s home and stole, cash, his wallet and phone.

Monday, 14th June 2021, 1:02 pm

They also attacked the man, who is aged in his sixties, during the raid on College Road, Masbrough, Rotherham, on Tuesday, June 8.

South Yorkshire Police said: “It is reported that at approximately 11pm, two men attended an address in College Road and began banging on the door. The men then forced entry into the occupant’s home, assaulting them and dragged them to the floor.

“They stole a number of items including a quantity of money from the address before fleeing the scene.

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A man in his 60s was assaulted during a burglary of his home (Photo: Getty)
A man in his 60s was assaulted during a burglary of his home (Photo: Getty)

“The victim suffered minor injuries.

“We are appealing for anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious around that area that night to contact us.”

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 1,164 of June 8.

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