A woman has had to go to hospital after being punched by two men who broke into her home near Bicester.
She found the balaclava-clad pair in her house on Hethe Road in Hardick when she arrived home at 10.30am yesterday.
After they'd attacked her they escaped in their van - which had been parked on the drive outside.
The victim received treatment for concussion at the John Radcliffe Hospital and has since been discharged.
Investigating officer Detective Sergeant Kirk Rogers, based at Banbury police station, said: “This was a frightening incident for the victim who required hospital treatment.
“I am appealing to anybody who was in the area on Wednesday morning who believes that they may have seen an older model black VW Golf in the area to contact the 24-hour non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 43190201519 or make a report online.
“If anybody has any CCTV or dash-cam footage from the area, I ask you to please review this for the time of the incident.
“If you don’t wish to speak directly with police, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or make a report online.”