Man hit armed burglar round the head with a pole during break-in

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A man hit an armed burglar with a wooden pole as he tried to defend his home in Beeston.

Police were called to Anderson Crescent at about 7.50pm on Saturday, October 18, following the incident with the burglar, who was carrying a sledgehammer.

The man reported hearing someone enter his home and he then hid upstairs, before confronting the suspect, who threatened him, and hitting him round the head with the object.

The suspect dropped his sledgehammer and nothing was taken from the property, according to Nottinghamshire Police, who confirmed the victim was also not injured.

Nottinghamshire Police Detective Sergeant Gary Hewson said: "This is a very concerning incident which has left a young man

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