A householder was hit around the head with a gun during an aggravated burglary in Methwold.

A masked man broke into the property in Chapel Lane at around 6pm last Tuesday, demanded items and threatened to harm the victim’s dog. 

Appealing for witnesses, police said: “The victim was struck on the head by a gun before the suspect made off empty-handed.”

The burglar is described as being stocky and around 6ft tall with very short hair and tanned skin. He was wearing a red and black jacket. 

Call police on 101.