A WOMAN was injured after two men broke into a Woodley home armed with weapons.

Two offenders forced entry into the home in Woodwaye with a crowbar and what is believed to be a firearm.

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Two women, aged 22 and 46, were threatened by the men, who demanded money during the break-in about 11.25am on Tuesday, November 12.

The 46-year-old sustained bruising to her face, but did not require hospital treatment, and the 22-year-old was not injured.

The men left the scene on foot without taking anything and ran in the direction of Lytham Road.

Both offenders are described as black men, wearing dark clothing and high visibility vests.

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Investigating officer, detective constable James Postans, of Newbury police station said: "I am appealing for witnesses to this incident, during which two victims were threatened with weapons.

"This was a terrifying experience for them both, who have the right to feel safe in their own home.

"I am appealing to anyone who was in the area at the same time this incident happened, who may have seen or heard anything to come forward and speak to police.

"This incident happened in a public area, and at a time where I believe it’s likely that someone will have seen something.

"I would also appeal to anyone who recognises the physical description of these offenders. They may have been seen by anyone in the Lytham Road area as they made off on foot.

"Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting 43190353336. You can also make reports online, or you can remain anonymous by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."