AN OXFORD man in his sixties was left terrified when an armed man broke into his house with a hammer. 

At around 12.30pm on Monday, a man forced his way into Carter Close in Oxford and stole multiple items. 

The resident was inside at the time but was not injured. 

Oxford Mail:

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Ed Horley, of St Aldates Police Station, said: “I am releasing these CCTV images as I believe the person pictured might have important information about this incident.

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“It was a terrifying ordeal for the victim, who has the right to feel safe and secure in his own home. I am thankful that he did not sustain any injuries, however this is still being investigated thoroughly and as a priority.

“I am hoping that someone will recognise the person in the images, as we believe that they could have information which will assist with this investigation.

“If you recognise him, or believe the person is you, please get in touch with Thames Valley Police by calling 101. You can also make a report online, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 for 100% anonymity.

“Anyone making a report is asked to quote reference 43200304850 when doing so.”