A BRAVE householder fought off intruders armed with knives and a baseball bat.
The three armed raiders stormed a house at North View, in Castletown, at about 8am today.
Once they got inside, the male householder confronted the men and they fled.
No-one was injured and nothing was stolen.
Three men aged 33, 36 and 39 have been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary and are currently being quizzed by police.
Anyone with information can contact police on 101 ex 69191 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.