Violent home invasion near Byron Bay

TWO men were rushed to hospital after a violent home invasion just north of Byron Bay.

Officers were told that two men wearing balaclavas and brandishing a sledgehammer, shotgun, and knife entered a Billinudgel home just before midnight last night.

A struggle broke out, with one occupant of the home sustaining a deep cut to his back, while the other was slashed in the head.


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The intruders ran from the residence and were last seen being driven away by a third man in a white Toyota Hilux ute.

The injured men sought help from staff and patrons at a nearby hotel, before paramedics arrived.

A crime scene was established  and is currently being examined by forensic experts.

Police are urging anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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