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Wimbledon burglary victim suffers 'life-changing' injuries

13 August 2014 Last updated at 19:28 BST

A man was left with what police described as "life changing" injuries when he was attacked during a burglary at his home in south west London.

The 55-year-old was set upon after opening the door to three men, in Wimbledon on Monday night.

BBC London's Alex Bushill spoke to Det Insp Dan O'Sullivan from Merton burglary squad and a neighbour of the victim, Verena Weir.