DARIEN - Darien police are searching for three men they say attacked a father and daughter inside their home Friday night.

Police say the 18-year-old woman who lives at 22 Bailey Ave. heard noises by the upstairs apartment door and when she opened it, three men rushed inside. When he heard the commotion, the woman's 47-year-old father confronted the men, and a fight ensued, authorities say.

According to officers, the father and one of the intruders fell down the stairs during the fight and the father was also hit over the head with a club-like weapon.

Police say the father was hospitalized, but the extent of his injuries is unknown.