Appeal for witnesses after attack

A man was attacked in his own home by a burglar.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the aggravated burglary, which happened at a house in Church Wood, Cramlington, on Friday, July 26, at 9.34pm.

A man forced his way into the house and assaulted the occupant, stealing £20 in the process. The injured man was treated at Wansbeck General Hospital for minor injuries.

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary.