Serious assault and attempted break in, Holland Park

Police are appealing for information following a serious assault on a man in Holland Park last night.

At about 8.50pm two men were allegedly loitering around a Stonyfell Court address when the resident of the house went outside and approached the two men.

One man has allegedly struck the resident with a baseball bat causing the man to fall to the ground.

The man has then struck the resident again on the left knee before the two men have left on foot along Cavendish Road through a side path and left in a light-coloured utility.

Both men were described has having a solid build and were both wearing masks, a hockey mask and a balaclava.

A 51-year-old man was transported to hospital for minor injuries.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

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