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Ushaw Moor man attacked and robbed of £1,000 in own home From Durham Times

A MAN has been attacked and robbed in his own home.

Two men wearing balaclavas burst into the house, on Hunter Avenue, in Ushaw Moor, County Durham, at about 7pm on Thursday night.

The householder was struck over the head and the robbers escaped with a safe believed to contain about £1,000.

The victim, a 48-year-old man, suffered a cut to his head and was taken by ambulance to the University Hospital of North Durham, in Durham City.A Durham Police spokeswoman said he was not believed to have been seriously hurt.

A woman and a girl who were in the house at the time were uninjured.It is thought the crooks ran off towards Durham Road.

Police enquiries are continuing and anyone with information is asked to call Durham City CID on 0345-60-60-365 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555-111.

via Ushaw Moor man attacked and robbed of £1,000 in own home From Durham Times.

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