The victim was struck on his upper body during the assault in the kitchen of his property in Newton Road at 11.36am on Tuesday, July 22.
Thieves stole cash after breaking into two fruit machines at a pub in Kinsey Road, Ellesmere Port at about 3.50am last Wednesday after gaining entry by smashing the conservatory fire door window.
Burglars stole a coin container after smashing open a fruit machine at a premises in Dock Street, Ellesmere Port between 4-6am on Thursday; stole items and two vehicles from a property they broke into in Quarry Road, Neston between 2.10-4.10pm last Wednesday.
Thieves stole a mobile phone while the victim was waiting for a bus in Marina Drive, Ellesmere Port between 10.30-50am on Monday, July 21; stole a black i-Pod Nano from a handbag in Longlooms Road, Ellesmere Port, between 2-6.20pm on Sunday; stole a purse from a woman’s handbag in Marina Walk, Ellesmere Port at 1.30pm on Tuesday, July 22; stole a laptop computer left in a bag against the garage door of a property in Woodland Road, Whitby between 1.30-2.58pm on Monday; stole a CD player and sat-nav system from a vehicle parked in Portside North, Ellesmere Port between midday on Tuesday, July 15 and 4pm last Wednesday.
Vandals smashed the window of a property in Sutton Way, Ellesmere Port, between 10am-12.50pm last Wednesday; smashed the rear window of a car and damaged the bonnet of another vehicle in Enfield Road, Ellesmere Port, between 8pm on Friday and 8am the next day; smashed the window of a back door in Deansgate, Ellesmere Port, between 5pm on Friday and 12pm the next day; threw a large stone at a moving vehicle in Newbridge Road, Ellesmere Port at 8.50pm on Monday, July 21; smashed the windscreen of a vehicle parked in Redhill Mews, Ellesmere Port at 1.25am last Wednesday; smashed the front window of a house in Brunswick Crescent, Great Sutton at 10.45pm last Wednesday; used a brick to smash two windows on a vehicle in Capenhurst Lane, Ellesmere Port at 10.50pm last Wednesday; used a house brick to smash the front ground floor window of a property in Croft Court, Ellesmere Port, at 1.20am on Thursday; threw bricks and stones causing damage to the windows of a property in Ascot Drive, Great Sutton at 11pm last Wednesday; threw an unknown liquid over the paintwork of a vehicle parked in Briedden Way, Ellesmere Port between 9am-1.30pm on Thursday; used a stone to smash a hole in the glass window of a front door at a property in Gowy Court, Ellesmere Port at 3.15pm on Friday; torched a car in Bodiam Court, Ellesmere Port at 3.40am on Monday.