Man hurt after chasing raiders

A MAN was taken to hospital with a head injury after he was struck by raiders who he chased out of his home.

The 38-year-old had been at his house in Chestnut Avenue, Stainforth, in the early hours when three men got inside the property.

Police said he confronted them and chased them out of the house. He was struck on the head as he pursued them and was in hospital with a head injury, which police said was not serious.

The incident happened at around 4am on Thursday, September 8.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact police on 0114 220 2020 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.