Attack suspects bailed

THREE men have been bailed following an attack on a man in his home.

The suspects, two aged 26 and a 32 year-old, were arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary after an incident in Laburnum Terrace, Shotton Colliery.

As reported in yesterday’s Mail, the occupant, a man in his mid-40s was taken to hospital with serious head injuries after a gang of masked men burst into his bungalow.

Police say four men stormed in armed with various weapons and three or four of the gang beat him around the head and body.

The incident happened around 8.30pm on Friday.

Anyone with information is asked to call Peterlee CID on 0345 6060365 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.