A man was hospitalised after three men broke into his home in Dumfries and Galloway and attacked him.
This took place on Ivy Place, Lockerbie, at approximately 4pm on Saturday.The victim, a 39-year-old man, was taken to hospital and his injuries were described as "serious but not life-threatening".
Police Scotland have appealed for witnesses to come forward.Detective Sergeant Graeme Robertson, from Dumfries and Galloway CID, said:
Officers can be contacted on 101 quoting incident 2620 of 20 November. Alternatively, people can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.