Poole: Two People Attacked With Metal Bars As They Slept

24 November 2014, 16:17 | Updated: 24 November 2014, 16:20

Detectives are investigating a terrifying attack on two people in Poole who weer assaulted in their beds.

It happened at around 3am on Saturday 22 November 2014 at an address in Egmont Road.

Three masked men let themselves in and attacked two people with metal bars while they were sleeping.

A woman in her fifties and a man in his twenties suffered injuries as a result of this attack and required hospital treatment for head wounds.

Detective Constable James Taylor, of Bournemouth and Poole CID, said:

"Following the attack the three offenders walked casually up Egmont Road toward South Haven Close.

"One of the attackers had a local accent while another was wearing a dark coloured crash helmet with blue and red markings around the front.

"I am appealing to anyone with information as to who might have carried out this attack to speak with us in confidence.

"I would also like to hear from anyone who may have seen the three offenders in the area at the time."

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101.