Man hurt in home invasion

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Detectives are conducting inquiries after a man was seriously assaulted in a home invasion at Penrith.

About 6.45pm yesterday, two unknown men forced entry to a Stafford Street home unit and assaulted the 52-year-old occupant.

The man suffered severe facial lacerations and a suspected broken leg in the attack.

The offenders fled the scene.

Police from Penrith Local Area Command and NSW Ambulance Paramedics responded to the incident.

A crime scene was established and examined by forensics officers.

The victim was taken to Nepean Hospital for treatment of his injuries.

He remains in a stable condition.

Local detectives are seeking public assistance as they continue their inquiries to identify and locate those responsible.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or any suspicious activity in the vicinity of the Stafford Street unit complex is urged to contact Penrith Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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