Man attacked during break-in

A 47-year-old man is in hospital after he was stabbed by burglars during a break-in at his Luton home.

Man stabbed by burglars during night-time break-in

A 47-year-old man is being treated in hospital after he was stabbed by burglars during a break-in at his home in Luton.

Three men are believed to have forced their way into the man's home in Wellfield Avenue, in the early hours of the morning as his family slept.

He was awoken by a noise and went downstairs to investigate.

Bedfordshire Police said the man was stabbed several times when he confronted the burglars at around 3.25am on Saturday morning.

The men then fled on foot.

This was anappalling attack on a family man within his own home and I would urge anyonewith information to come forward and speak with us.

While thevictim has suffered some very nasty injuries, he is in a stable condition andhas responded very well to treatment."

– Detective Constable Mo Hussain

Police said theburglars were believed to be three black males aged around 20 years of age.

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