Police are investigating a home invasion and assault in Merrylands overnight.
About 11.20pm (Tuesday 15 January 2019), police have been told three people forced entry to a house on Warwick Road, Merrylands.
The two male occupants were threatened, and one was assaulted, before the trio fled the scene on foot.
A 30-year-old man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Westmead Hospital in a stable condition.
Officers from Cumberland Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene.
Police are treating this as a targeted attack.
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.