Two men broke into the house on Shortland Crescent in the process disturbed the homeowner. Police were notified to reports of a robbery at around 2:15pm on Thursday 27 June.
The gentleman was attacked by the assailants, who punched and kicked him before smashing a computer monitor over his head. One of the men demanded cash off the victim while the other searched through his possessions armed with a screwdriver. The victim managed to activate the alarm which promoted the attacks to flee the scene.
Detectives have launched an investigation and are appealing for help to trace the two men. The first man is described as white, 6ft, in his 20’s and wearing all black clothing, gloves and a balaclava. The second man was 5ft 10, in his 20’s, also in all black clothing, gloves and a balaclava.