Elderly residents threatened with hammer in frightening home invasion

Police are investigating a home invasion, believed to be targeted, in Marsfield overnight.

About 11pm (Wednesday 7 October 2015), three men forced entry into a home on Darcy Street.

Police have been told the men threatened the two residents, aged 68 and 73, with a hammer before fleeing.


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The 73-year-old man suffered a minor scratch to his head. He did not require medical assistance.

Officers from Ryde Local Area Command arrived and established a crime scene.

Police would like to speak to three men who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

One of the men is described as of Middle Eastern appearance, 190-195cm tall, aged 20-30, wearing a long sleeved black jumper and black tracksuit pants.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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