Appeal after home invasion at Parkes

Police are appealing to the public following an alleged home invasion in the state’s Central West yesterday.

About 1pm (Sunday 6 September 2020), two unknown men – armed with a tomahawk and a piece of wood – forced entry into a unit on Grenfell Street, Parkes.

Police have been told the men allegedly assaulted the occupant, a 31-year-old man, before fleeing the scene.

Officers from Central West Police District attended and established a crime scene, which was forensically examined.

The man was treated by paramedics and taken to Parkes Hospital with serious injuries and was later released.

The men are both described as being of a slim build, about 175cms tall and aged in their 20s or 30s.

Police are also appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or has information to come forward.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence.

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