THE front door of a home in Elgar Avenue in Malvern was smashed in late Tuesday night.

The single panel was smashed between 11.30pm and 11.39pm and witnesses reported seeing a person fleeing the area carrying a baseball bat and wearing a balaclava.

This person was also reported to get into the passenger seat of a silver Ford Ka.

Anyone with information on this incident should contact the police on 101 and quote reference number 0758-s-050814.