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9 February 2012, 12:21 | Updated: 9 February 2012, 12:46
A man's been charged over an aggravated burglary that saw a dad and his son both stabbed at a house in Luton.
The 33 and 60 year olds had to have hospital treatment after what happened in Dumfries Street, Luton, at 7.50pm on the evening of Tuesday 31 January 2012.
Three masked men knocked on the door and as it was opened they forced their way into the house where the two victims live with their respective wives and a young child.
The 33 year old victim was stabbed several times. The 60 year old was also stabbed. No-one else in the house was injured. The two injured men have now been released from hospital and are recovering.
Abdullah Abshir Ali, age 23, from Great Amwell Lane in London was charged on Wednesday 8 February 2012 with Section 18 GBH (wounding with intent), Section 20 GBH (wounding), Aggravated Burglary and False Imprisonment.
He was due to appear before magistrates in Luton on Thursday 9 February 2012.
Police say they are still keen to speak to anyone who has information about what happened.
Anyone with information should call the Operation Harvester Incident Room in confidence, on 01707 355959 the non emergency number 101, or text information to 07786 200011.
Alternatively you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org