A woman was assaulted during an aggravated burglary in Brown Hill on Sunday night.
According to police, offenders entered an Ainsley street property about 11pm.
Once inside, they threatened three people.
It then escalated to a woman being assaulted, before the offenders fled from the scene.
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Police did not confirm whether or not the offenders and occupants of the home knew each other.
The 22-year-old woman was taken to hospital.
Ballarat Crime Investigation Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or to file a confidential report online: www.crimestoppersvic.com.au/report-a-crime
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