Knife used in burglary attack

A man's wallet was stolen after he was threatened with a knife and assaulted in his own home.

The crime happened after the offender broke into a house in the Sunny Grove area of Costessey.

The criminal threatened the man with a knife, stole his wallet and then assaulted him before running from the premises. At the same time, a female resident was struggling with another male offender in the driveway before he ran off.

Both victims had to go to hospital for treatment for minor injuries.

The incident took place between 10pm and 10.30pm on Thursday, January 6. Anyone with information should call 08454564567.