Police are appealing for information about a burglary took place where two men entered a house in Gateshead and demanded money from the occupants.
The burglary happened at the address at Overhill Terrace on Tuesday February 12th shortly before midnight.
One of the people in the house, a 49-year-old man, suffered a cut to his hand which police think may have been caused by a knife, but did not require hospital treatment.
The burglars then left empty-handed.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.