Masked burglar attacks man in own home during terrifying South Yorkshire raid

A man was subjected to a terrifying attack by a burglar in his own home.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 6th August 2018, 8:53 am
Updated Monday, 6th August 2018, 8:58 am
Booth Street, Rotherham. Picture: Google
Booth Street, Rotherham. Picture: Google

The victim was woken up by the sound of someone breaking into his property in Booth Street, Greasbrough, on Saturday at about 1.30am.

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A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "The offender assaulted the victim, causing serious head injuries, before taking a quantity of cash and leaving the scene in a small black, sport-style hatchback.

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"The offender is described as wearing dark clothing with a hood or possibly wearing a balaclava.

"You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."