Detectives are appealing for information following the report of an aggravated burglary at a property in the Radnor Street area of Belfast on the evening of Monday, 23 November.
At approximately 11.10pm police received a report that a man and woman had been assaulted in their home.
The woman had answered a knock at the door when a number of men pushed her back inside her property. She was then punched about the head.
The male occupant was assaulted by approximately 4 to 5 men.
It is believed one of his assailants had a metal type baton. He was struck about the head and body.
The living-room and kitchen of the property were also ransacked.
Detective Sergeant Corrigan said: “I would appeal to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity or who has information that could assist with our enquiries to contact detectives at Musgrave on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 1978 23/11/20, or submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/.
“You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/