Man assaulted during violent home invasion

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Inquiries are underway after a man was injured in a home invasion at Londonderry overnight.

About 12.30am today, two men forced their way into a home on Reynolds Road. The men were armed with an axe and a baseball bat.

A 44-year-old male resident was assaulted, receiving minor facial injuries. Two other residents, a female in her early 20s and a man in his mid 40s were uninjured.

Police were contacted about the incident at 4am.

The 44-year-old man was treated on scene by Ambulance Paramedics. He is now speaking with detectives from Penrith Local Area Command.

A crime scene has been established and inquiries are continuing. Police believe the incident is targeted.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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