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Man attacked during Skelmersdale burglary


Skelmersdale Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted during a burglary in Skelmersdale.

It happened at shortly before 12:45pm on Tuesday (November 2nd) when three men armed with bats and knives, have entered the rear of a house on Beechtrees.

They have made demands for money and assaulted the victim.

The trio have searched the property, taking cash and a watch from the victim’s wrist.

They were dressed in black and wore face coverings.

DC Kieran Helps from Skelmersdale Police said: “This must have been a terrifying ordeal for the victim, who was not only assaulted but was knocked out to the point of unconsciousness in his own home where he should be most safe.

“We need anyone who saw the people involved or knows what happened to get in touch.”

You can call 101 or email 2534@lancashire.police.uk quoting incident number 647 of November 2nd.

Alternatively, you can reach independent charity Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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