Police are appealing for public assistance following an aggravated home invasion on the Central Coast last month.
About 8.40pm on Saturday 19 October 2019, a 31-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man were inside a unit in The Entrance, when three unknown men approached the front door, asking for a male called “Shane”.
Two of the men then forced entry to the home, while the third man remained outside.
The man was assaulted with a sledge hammer and sustained serious injuries. The woman was not injured.
Officers from Tuggerah Lakes Police District arrived a short time later and established a crime scene.
Police are now appealing for public assistance to locate three men who may be able to assist with inquiries.
The first male is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged between 22 and 26-years-old, between 175-180cm tall, with a solid build, rounded cheeks and a dark unkept short beard.
The second male is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged between 22 and 25-years-old, between 180-185cm tall, with a skinny build, and light brown hair to the shoulder.
The third male is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged in his 50’s, with a solid build and short dark greying hair, and a crooked nose.
Anyone who may have noticed anything in the area at the time, may have dashcam or CCTV footage or who may have information which could assist police is urged to contact Wyong Police on 4356 6099 or to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.