An 80-year-old man has been taken to hospital after burglars broke in and threatened him with a machete.

The burglary took place shortly before 9pm on August 9 when police were called to Acregate, Flixton.

Two men forced their way inside the property and threatened a man with a machete before stealing cash and fleeing the scene.

An 80-year-old man suffered multiple injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting incident number 2056 of 09/08/17, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.