Man assaulted during break-in Smithfield Plains, SA

Police are investigating a break-in at Smithfield Plains this morning where the occupant of a house was assaulted by three people, according to SA Police.

About 5.30am on Thursday 6 August, police were called to Crittenden Road after reports that three men armed with weapons had broken into a home and assaulted the occupant.

The victim, a 34-year-old man, suffered head injuries and was taken to the Lyell McEwin Hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

The three men were allegedly wearing balaclavas and left in a white 4WD.

Northern CIB detectives are investigating and the incident is not believed to be random.

Anyone with information that may assist the investigation is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at

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