An old man was allegedly attacked and valuables taken away from a house at East Point Colony on Saturday night.

The man, Subba Raju, 60, was living with his wife and younger son on the first floor of the house, near Saibaba temple. He went out for a while around 8.30 a.m. When he had returned two persons who were leaving the house punched him on the face on the staircase, according to Circle Inspector Lakshmana Murthy. It was later found that they had made good their escape with a digital camera, an i-pod, cell phone, a platinum chain and about Rs.13,000 in cash.