Intruders beat elderly man

Last updated 18:38 02/02/2014

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An elderly Naenae man has been brutally beaten in his home by four men leaving him with a fractured collar bone and stitches to the head.

Hutt Valley Police are investigating a serious assault that was reported in the early hours this morning, Detective Sergeant Christiaan Barnard said.

Barnard said four men went to the address and began smashing windows.

‘‘When the 70-year-old victim came out to confront the offenders, they set upon him, striking him about the body and head. 

''He suffered a fractured collar bone and required stitches to his head. They then left in a vehicle along Bush Street towards Treadwell Street.’’

Police are seeking sightings of the vehicle, described as a dark coloured four wheel drive, possibly a Nissan Terrano or Pathfinder.

The offenders have been described as Pacific Island males wearing dark clothing.

If anyone has any information about this incident, they should contact the Hutt Valley Police on 04 560 2600 or information can be provided anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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