Police are appealing for information following an aggravated break and enter in the state’s south yesterday.
About 3am (Saturday 7 December 2019), a man heard a knock at his front door on Thurgoona Street, Albury. Upon opening the door, he was confronted by five unknown men.
The men, all Caucasian in appearance and wearing hooded jumpers, forced their way into the residence before one of them assaulted the man with a box cutter knife and kicked him in the head.
The men have stolen a number of items from the house including house keys, a mobile phone, a laptop, computer tablet and red backpack before leaving the scene.
The man contacted neighbours for assistance who then transferred him to Albury Base Hospital for treatment for a variety of injuries including lacerations to his hand, head and elbow.
Officers from Murray River Police District attended the hospital and commenced inquiries.
Police are appealing for anyone with information about this incident to contact Albury Police Station on 02 6023 9299 or 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.