Woman returns to Claydon home to find men holding relative at knifepoint

One man was taken to hospital. Picture: IAN BURT

One man was taken to hospital. Picture: IAN BURT - Credit: Ian Burt

A woman returned home to a find a relative being held at knifepoint by two men.

The robbery happened at about 5pm on Monday in Morgan Court, Claydon.

Two men entered carrying knives and punched a man in his 20s, demanding money and any other items of value.

When a woman in her 30s returned to the address, she was threatened by one of the men and ordered into the bathroom.

The male victim tried to grab one of the suspects by the wrist and was cut on the forearm, requiring stitches and further treatment for a fractured cheek.

The suspects were white with local accents. One was about 30, 5ft 10in and of medium build, wearing grey tracksuit bottoms, a white T-shirt and tracksuit top. The other was between 20 and 30, about 6ft and slim. He wore grey tracksuit bottoms and a hooded top, with the hood up.

Anyone with information is asked to contact South CID at Landmark House on 101, quoting reference 69081/17.

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