Armed officers attended a road in Ramsgate last night following an aggravated burglary where one male was assaulted.
Residents reported seeing some eight police units in Avenue Road.
Kent Police say that at around 8.30pm, two people entered a property in the road, demanding cash from the occupants.
One of the victims was assaulted, and received minors cuts to his face and neck.
Officers attended the scene and enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of the incident.
Anyone with information regarding the burglary, or with private CCTV, doorbell or dashcam footage that could assist the investigation, is asked to call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/225563/22.