Invercargill Police are appealing for information from the public following an aggravated burglary in Bluff on Friday night.
Emergency services were called to a Barrow Street address around 7:50pm following reports three masked males had assaulted the sole male occupant.
The victim received moderate injuries and was taken to Southland Hospital.
Police continue to make enquiries in order to locate those responsible.
A black SUV and a silver sedan were seen in the area at the time.