Manhunt for armed Ashford raiders

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Information is being sought following a report of an aggravated burglary in Ashford.

It was reported that at around 9.35pm on Thursday 21 November 2019 a woman in a property in Woolreeds Road opened the back door and was threatened by a man holding a knife.

Another resident at the property came to her assistance and chased the suspect into the garden where a second suspect appeared and a struggle ensued.

The resident was assaulted by both men before they left the garden. He sustained injuries to his hand and face and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The first suspect is described as being a white man, between 5ft 5ins tall and 6ft tall, and was wearing all black with a balaclava or hood covering his face.

The second suspect was also reported as wearing all black with his face covered.

Officers ask anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area at the time to call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/223230/19.