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INTRUDERS ON THE RUN AFTER VIOLENT TWEED HEADS HOME INVASION

Two men in their 50’s have been violently assaulted during a home invasion on the far north coast. Around 9:30pm yesterday, three men forced entry into a home on Russell Way in Tweed Heads South, armed with bats and cutting implements. Two men, aged 52 and a 51, were at the property at the time – both were beaten with the bats The 51-year-old was stabbed multiple times. The intruders then fled the scene. Both injured men were taken to hospital, where they remain in a stable condition.

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ELDERLY MAN ROBBED IN WEST TAMWORTH

An intruder has robbed a man in his 90’s during an aggravated break and enter in the state’s north-west. Police say the 96-year-old woke to find another man in his bedroom at around 6pm on Saturday night, at a unit on Gipps Street in West Tamworth. The man stole a wallet and keys before leaving the unit. Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact police.

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70-YEAR-OLD ASSAULTED DURING TAREE BREAK-IN

An elderly man has allegedly been assaulted by two youths during a break and enter on the mid-north coast this morning. Around 12:20am, a 70-year-old man has told police he was in the lounge room of his home on Kalimna Close in Taree, when two males broke into the property. An altercation followed, during which the victim fell to the ground where he was further assaulted. The intruders then fled with a wallet containing cash and personal cards. The occupant was treated by paramedics at the scene for lacerations. The alleged offenders are described as being aged 16 to 17, and were wearing black clothing at the time.

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RESIDENT’S NOSE BROKEN DURING BREAK AND ENTER

A man’s nose has been broken during a violent break and enter in Newcastle. Police say it occurred during an altercation between two men at a Tighe Street property in Waratah at around five-o’clock yesterday. The fight broke out after the 56-year-old homeowner confronted an unknown man inside his home. The intruder fled and was last seen on Tighe Street. The victim was treated at Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital for a broken nose. Investigations are continuing.

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