Police investigate two home invasions at Waterloo

Police are investigating after two men were assaulted during home invasions in inner Sydney.

About 12.10am today (Friday 26 June 2020), emergency services were called to Pitt Street, Waterloo, to reports of a home invasion.

A 41-year-old man heard banging on his front door and upon opening it, three men armed with a screwdriver, a dumbbell handle and a jet lighter entered the unit.

The man suffered injuries to his head and a laceration to his arm.

Officers from South Sydney Police Area Command attended and during inquiries determined a second unit in the same building had been broken into.

Police were told a 61-year-old man woke to find three men in his bedroom, before he was assaulted with a metal bar.

He suffered injuries to his head and hand.

Both men were treated by NSW Ambulance Paramedics before being taken to St Vincent’s Hospital, in stable conditions.

A crime scene was established, and inquiries are continuing.

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.

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