1. ITV Report

Pensioner attacked with claw hammer by masked men

A 66 year old man has been seriously injured during an aggravated burglary in Accrington.

Police say the victim had answered his door to three men - one of whom was carrying pizza boxes.

They forced their way into his home, demanded money, and assaulted him with a claw hammer.

Nothing was taken.

Police say this was a Credit: PA

Detectives are appealing for information following the attack, asking people to contact 101.


  • Asian man, around 25-30 years old, of stocky build. He was wearing black clothing and had a scarf around his face.
  • White man, around 5ft 10 inches tall wearing grey clothing and a scarf around his face.
  • White man, wearing dark clothing and a balaclava.