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At around 10:30pm on Friday 18 November 2022, officers were called to reports of an aggravated burglary at a property on Ashley Road in Altrincham.
Three men were reported to have broken into the property and assaulted the 66-year-old owner, who was seriously injured but is now thankfully in a stable condition.
No arrests have been made and detectives from Greater Manchester Police (GMP) Trafford Division are hunting down those responsible.
The three men took multiple possessions from the property including jewellery.
Two of the offenders have been described as white, aged approximately 24-25 years and around 5ft 7in in height. They were both of slim build and were wearing dark clothing and balaclavas. The third offender has been described as white and older with a round face. He was also wearing dark clothing.
Detective Constable L Miller of GMP Trafford Division said: "This was a terrifying ordeal for the victim who is thankfully now in a stable condition although he is lucky not to have suffered more grievous injuries as the offenders were clearly armed and dangerous.
"We are committed to tracking down those responsible. Our enquiries are ongoing and as part of our investigation we want to hear from anyone who may have been in the Ashley Road area of Altrincham at the time.
"Anyone who may have witnessed anything - or may have CCTV or dashcam footage of the incident - is encouraged to get in touch."
Anyone with information should report it via www.gmp.police.uk or call 0161 856 7525 quoting incident number 3474 of 18/11/2022.
Details can be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.