Assault and robbery - Littlewood Place, Alford, Aberdeenshire
Police are appealing for information following an assault and robbery in Alford, Aberdeenshire in the early hours of Tuesday, 8 February, 2022.
Between 00.30 and 00.40 am on Tuesday morning, four men, brandishing weapons, forced their way into an address Littlewood Place where they threatened the occupiers before running off with personal items.
A 30-year-old man was injured during the incident. He was taken by ambulance to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for treatment.
The suspects are only described as wearing dark clothing.
Detective Constable Ewan Simpson, North East CID, said:
"Due to fact that Alford is quite rural, we believe the suspects may have used a vehicle to get to the house.
"We have yet to establish why this particular home was targeted. Officers have been carrying out door-to-door enquiries and checking CCTV but would appeal to anyone who has not yet spoken to police or who has any information that will assist the investigation to come forward.
"Details can be passed to officers via 101 quoting reference number 0094 of Tuesday, 8 February, 2022. Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111."