Two men injured in home invasion, NSW

An investigation is underway following a home invasion in Sydney’s west overnight.

About 12.30am (Saturday 17 October 2020), emergency services were called to a home on The Avenue, Mount Druitt, after reports two men were injured.

Police have been told that three male occupants – aged 47, 27 and 23 – where at home, when the 27-year-old man answered a knock at the front door.

He was confronted by three unknown men, one who was armed with a machete, that demanded to speak with a man who did not reside there.

The armed man, aged 24, allegedly threatened the 27-year-old with the machete, before the other two occupants became involved in a physical altercation with him.

The other two unknown men fled the scene on foot.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the 24-year-old man at the scene for lacerations and bruising, and the 27-year-old occupant for a laceration to his hand, before they were both taken to hospital – the younger man under police guard.

Officers from Mt Druitt Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

As inquiries continue, detectives are urging anyone who may have information to contact Mt Druitt Police Station on (02) 8805 8399 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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