MASKED men broke into a home in Oxfordshire and threatened a woman with a knife.

The shocking incident happened at around 9pm on Monday in Ramsons Way.

The victim, a woman in her twenties, heard the letterbox being rattled and saw the door the open.

Three men then broke into the house and one of whom threatened the victim with a knife.

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The offenders did not take anything and left the property.

They are described as black men, approximately 5ft 7ins to 5ft 8ins tall, aged in their early twenties.

The men were all wearing dark coloured clothing with black cloth face coverings.

No arrests have yet been made and police are appealing for witnesses of the aggravated burglary.

Investigating officer, detective sergeant Nathan Adby, based at Abingdon police station said: "I am appealing for any witnesses to this incident, or anyone who may have any information about what happened, to please come forward.

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"You can make a report to police by calling 101 or visiting our website and making an online report.

"Please quote reference 43210200827."

Members of the public who wish to remain anonymous can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website.