A MAN had acid sprayed in his face and was attacked by machetes after waking to find two intruders in his bedroom.

The 32-year-old victim was asleep at an address in Twinnies Road, Wilmslow, on Friday, July 28, when he woke at around 2am to find two unknown men at the end of his bed.

Following the attack, the two assailants, both believed to e of a medium build and wearing balaclavas, fled the scene. The clothing the men wore may have been North Face.

The victim was found to have sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

An investigation into the incident has been launched and police are urging anyone with any information to get in touch.

Detective Constable Gina Volp, of Macclesfield CID, said: "We understand the concern this incident is likely to have caused, but we would like to reassure the public that we are doing all we can to establish what took place.

"There will be an increased police presence in the area and we would urge anyone with any concerns to speak to an officer.

"As part of our enquiries, we would like to appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information, to get in touch with us.

"We’re also asking anyone who was in the area around the time of the incident to contact us if they saw anything suspicious which could aid our investigation.

"The same goes for those with any CCTV, dashcam, or Ring doorbell footage."

Anyone with information or video footage which may aid the investigation is asked to visit www.cheshire.police.uk/tell-us, or call 101, quoting IML 1606928.

Information can also be reported to Crimestoppers, anonymously, by calling 0800 555 111 or online via https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously.