Gardaí in Kildare town are investigating an aggravated burglary in Kildare town last night, February 12.
The incident happened in the Maryville area, around 8:55pm.
The owner of the house heard a noise, and when he went to the front door four males forced their way in.
The injured party suffered a bang on the head from a baton.
A witness in the house looked out the window, which was subsequently smashed before the males fled the scene.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Kildare gardai on 045 527 730.