Two men burst into a house in Newcastle and threatened a man inside with a hammer this morning, police have said.
The men, who spoke with local accents, smashed the front window of a house on Shipley Street in Lemington before forcing their way in through the front door at 2:30am.
- The men are described as being of medium build, wearing black tracksuits with balaclavas.
The resident was left shaken but uninjured.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have been in the area at the time to contact them on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference 80 06/07/15.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a 28-year-old man was assaulted in Newcastle.
The assault happened around 8.30pm on Sunday, October 14.
The man was in Kirkston Avenue, in Lemington, when he was attacked by a group of men with pieces of wood.
Police have released CCTV images of a man they need to speak to following a fraud incident.
It happened at Singh General Dealers at Rokeby Street in Lemington, when a man handed over four £10 notes as payment for cigarettes and requested a £20 note in return with change.
After leaving the store the owner discovered three of the £10 notes were fraudulent.
Anyone who recognises him is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.