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Two men assaulted with hammer during aggravated burglary at Gerrards Cross

| January 1, 2018

Two men were assaulted with a hammer during an aggravated burglary in Gerrards Cross on Wednesday 27th December 2017.

At around 9.40pm on Wednesday 27th December 2017 thee men entered an address on Hedgerley Lane, Gerrards Cross and demanded money from the occupants.

Two men, one aged in his thirties the other in his sixties, were then assaulted with hammers however they received only minor injuries and were taken to hospital as a precaution.

The burglars also assaulted a woman in her fifties. The woman was checked over at the scene but did not have to attend hospital.

After a wallet was handed over the offenders made off.

The offenders are described as two white men and one black man. All were wearing dark clothing with their faces covered. They were in possession of hammers and one may have been carrying a firearm.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Glen Turner, of Force CID based at Aylesbury police station, said: ‘We are appealing for information following this worrying incident.

We are asking anyone that may have been in the area during the time of the offence or beforehand and noticed anyone in the area acting suspiciously to please come forward.

We are also asking if residents if there have been any vehicles parked in the area that they do not recognise over the days leading up to Wednesday (27/12) to also contact Thames Valley Police.

We are carrying out a thorough investigation into this offence and members of the public may have seen an increase in patrols in the area.

Thames Valley Police are appealing for anyone who may have any information relating to this case to please call 101 quoting reference ‘43170382594’ or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

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