Police Investigate Violent Home Invasion

Intruders smashed door of Pomfret, Conn., home, attacked resident with metal bar

Police are investigating after intruders smashed the door of a Pomfret, Connecticut, home to get inside and attacked a resident with a metal bar.

Police responded to 18 Woods Hill Road just before 7:30 p.m. on Saturday when they received a 911 call reporting a home invasion.

A resident told investigators that a large glass section of his back door was smashed and three masked men in dark clothing broke in.

One of the men had a metal bar and hit the victim in the head with it, the resident told police, then the men ran from the house.

The victim was hurt, but did not sustain life-threatening injuries, police said, and was released from Day Kimball Hospital.

Police are continuing to investigate and ask anyone with information to call Connecticut State Police at 860-779-4900.

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