Aggravated burglary in Washington

30 Jan 2016 12:34 PM

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Police are appealing for information after an aggravated burglary in Washington.

At around 6:20am this morning (Saturday Jan 30) a man wearing a balaclava broke into an address in Rowan Avenue, Harraton, armed with a hammer.

He assaulted the occupant who suffered a broken arm and is in hospital receiving treatment.

Enquiries are ongoing and officers are appealing for anyone who was in the Rowan Avenue area this morning and who might have seen anything suspicious to contact them.

It is believed that the occupant and the attacker may be known to each other.

Anyone with any information into the incident is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 268 30/01/16.

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