October 31, 2011 2.07 pm This story is over 149 months old

Man seriously injured in house robbery

Robbery: A man was seriously injured after three men robbed his house in Westwick Gardens.

A man is being treated for serious injuries after he was assaulted by three men who robbed his house in Lincoln.

The incident happened some time between 7.15pm and 7.45pm on Saturday, October 29, at a home in Westwick Gardens.

It is believed that three men entered the house and assaulted a 71-year-old local man living there. They then left the scene with a quantity of cash.

The victim was taken to Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham and is being treated for serious injuries.

There are no descriptions of the offenders, but police are appealing for anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the area, or anyone who has any information on the incident, to get in touch with them and help them with their enquiries.

A section of Westwick Gardens is cordoned off while searches are carried out.

Source: Lincolnshire Police