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Appeal after aggravated break and enter - Dubbo

Wednesday, 22 December 2021 07:55:32 AM

Police are appealing for information after a man was injured during an aggravated break and enter in the state’s Orana Region.

About 2am today (Wednesday 22 December 2021), emergency services were called to a home on Bourke Street, Dubbo, following reports of an aggravated break and enter.

On arrival, officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District were told two men had entered the home, before they were confronted by the occupant – a 40-year-old man – and a struggle ensued.

During the struggle, the occupant sustained a stab wound and other minor injuries before being knocked unconscious.

He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before he was taken to hospital as a precaution.

A crime scene was established, and detectives commenced an investigation.

As part of their inquiries, police are urging anyone who may have information or saw anything unusual in the area around the time of the incident to come forward.

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