HUNTER WORKER ATTACKED BY THREE MASKED MEN

A man in the Hunter Valley has non life-threatening injuries, after an aggravated break and enter near Maitland early this morning.

Police say three males forced entry to a licenced premises in Greta, before striking the man with a baseball bat and threatening him with a gun.

Several items were taken, including a mobile phone and laptop.

The males are described as wearing jumpers with their faces covered, and fled the scene in a dark coloured dual cab utility.