Householder stabbed after fighting off burglars raiding his Ramsgate home
A man was stabbed in the face with a knife after disturbing four masked intruders in his own home.
The 51-year-old was woken by a noise at around 1.15am on Wednesday, August 21 at his Quantock Gardens, Ramsgate home.
As he went to the top of the stairs he was faced with a man.
Police officer at scene of crime with tape. Picture: Kent Police
The homeowner punched the intruder in the face but the burglar hit back, stabbing the man in the face with what is believed to have been a knife.
The three other intruders stayed at the bottom of the stairs - all were wearing masks and hooded tops.
They then all fled towards Margate Road.
DC Michael Freeman said: ‘We are unsure what the motivation was for this assault following the break-in at the property.
"We are keen to hear from anyone who may have information that will lead to the arrest of the offenders."
Witnesses should contact Det Con Freeman at Kent Police on 01843 222062 giving reference ZY/24289/13 or Kent Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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