Robbers cut Derbyshire man's neck and hit him with hammer

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Derbyshire police are investigating after robbers cut a man's neck and hit him with a hammer.

At around 10.15pm on Saturday, two men entered a house on Sunningdale Avenue in Marlpool.

A Derbyshire Constabulary spokesperson said: "They took the owner's watch and demanded cash.

"They threatened the man and cut his neck and struck him with a hammer.

"One of the men was wearing a balaclava."

Anyone with information should call DC James Wall on 101, quoting reference number 18000216964.