Armed burglars injure man in knife raid on Sunderland home

Police are appealing for information after an armed burglary in Downhill.

Thursday, 13th June 2019, 5:14 pm
Updated Sunday, 16th June 2019, 3:39 am
Keighley Avenue, Sunderland
Keighley Avenue, Sunderland

At about 8.15pm on Wednesday police received a report that two men armed with a knife had gone to a house on Keighley Avenue, in Sunderland.

The knife wielding robbers stole about £300 cash, cigarettes, and left the occupant of the house with minor injuries to his hands.

Armed police went to the scene to search for the suspects, but were unable to find anyone matching the description.

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The pair were described as both being about 6ft tall, wearing dark clothing, and not known to the victim.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police via 101 and quote reference number 932 12/06/19.