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2 July 2013, 13:36 | Updated: 2 July 2013, 13:39
A man has been left with a broken nose and teeth after six intruders forced their way into his home in Luton.
Bedfordshire Police are appealing for witnesses and information following the aggravated burglary at a house in Luton the early hours of the morning of Tuesday 2nd July.
Police were called to Toddington Road Luton at around 12.30am after six intruders, who claimed they were armed, forced their way into the house and assaulted the owner and demanded cash. When no money was forthcoming they left with his keys and mobile phone.
The 44-year-old male victim, who lives there with his wife and children, who sustained a broken nose and teeth during the incident, was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.
Detective Sergeant Simon Hancock, investigating said: “This whole incident caused some disturbance to neighbours and left the victim and his family in considerable shock. If anyone recalls seeing a group of men in the area wearing hooded tops or any vehicles acting suspiciously, please do contact the police in confidence.”
A scene guard remains in place at the address while forensic examination of the scene is carried out.