A POLICE investigation has been launched after balaclava-clad burglars left their victims with serious injuries.

 The burglary is believed to have happened on Osborne Grove in Higher Folds, Leigh at around 6.35pm on the evening of Monday, January 29.

Police believe a group of six men, all wearing balaclavas, were involved and are still at large.

The victims suffered serious injuries, officers added.

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In a statement, Greater Manchester Police said: "Police are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary in Leigh.

"An incident occurred in Higher Fold, Leigh at around 6.35pm Monday, January 29, 2024 on Osborne Grove.

"An address and its occupants were subjected to an aggravated burglary whereby serious injuries were sustained by the victims.

"The suspects are unknown and still at large. They are described as six males wearing balaclavas."

This added: "Inquiries are ongoing and hi-visibility patrols are in the area to offer reassurance.

"Information can be shared on 0161 856 7094, or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on https://orlo.uk/3qxKK or 0800 555 111."