A NEWPORT man is in hospital with head injuries following an aggravated burglary at his home.

The man was at his home at The Gorelands, in the Catsash area, when he was assaulted during a burglary at around 3am yesterday.

He is in hospital in a stable condition. A woman was also in the home at the time but was not injured.

The offenders are described as a man in his mid 30s with short, dark hair, wearing a dark jacket and blue jeans and a woman in her early 20s with long dark hair tied back, wearing a light grey top, black trousers and calf-high black boots.

Both were last seen in the Pill area of Newport at around 7.15am yesterday.

Police are still stationed outside the property while investigations take place.

Anyone with any information is asked to call 101 or to call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.