Man injured after knife and hammer thugs raid Sunderland home

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A MAN needed hospital treatment after being threatened at knifepoint in his home.

Two men burst into the 20-year-old’s home in Shepherd Street, Millfield, at about 7.20am on Saturday, armed with a knife and a hammer.

The victim needed treatment for minor injuries. As the men fled, they vandalised a car. Three cars were also damaged in Neville Street.

Two men, aged 21 and 22, have been bailed on suspicion of aggravated burglary.

Anyone with information should contact Police on 101 ext 69191, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.