Police were called to Zetland Street, Southport, Merseyside, at approximately 8:00pm last night (Monday 26th November 2012) following an emergency call.

They arrived at the scene within minutes to find a man had been attacked with a bladed weapon.

A 62-year-old man with deep cuts to his head and left knee. The man was taken to hospital by ambulance for treatment for his injuries which are not life threatening.

The offenders also stole a television from the house.

Police are currently making door to door enquiries.

Forensics have examined the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police on 0151 777 3011 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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