Two men are on the run after forcing their way into an Ashmore home, threatening and bashing the homeowner.
Around 4.00am, a 48-year-old man answered a knock at the front door of his Cotlew Street home only to be confronted by two men.
The homeowner was punched and kicked before being threatened with a knife.
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The pair then trashed the home, before making off with money.
The men are described as Caucasian, with one being approximately 194cms tall with a skinny build, shaved head, tattoos on both arms and was wearing a grey hooded jumper.
The second man was described as 184cms tall with a stocky build and was wearing a green fluoro work shirt.
It is believed the men were driving a grey/silver Hilux possibly a dual cab, with a cage in the tray back.
The homeowner was treated for grazes and bruising to his face.