Photo: Police guard David Moores luxury Halsall

Police are investigating a violent burglary at a property on Halsall Road, Halsall last night (2 March).

At around 8:45pm, two men have forced their way into the property and made demands for cash and jewellery from the occupant, a 69-year-old man.

The victim was threatened and assaulted, with the thieves managing to get away with jewellery and watches.

The victim was taken to Aintree Hospital to be treated got head and leg injuries. He remains there at this time.

DI Marc Nasser from South CID said: “We believe this was an isolated, targeted attack and I would like to reassure local residents that we have stepped up patrols in the area.

“The investigation is still in its early stages but if you have any information that could assist us, please do get in touch.”

ots-news-southport-lfcAnyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 1605 of Wednesday 2 March 2016. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online


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