A MAN in his 70s has been bashed over the head with an iron bar in a violent home invasion in Central West NSW.
Police say a man forced his way into the victim’s Farnell Street home in Forbes around 3.30am on Wednesday.
Once inside, the intruder allegedly repeatedly struck the 71-year-old occupant with an iron bar.
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The elderly man attended Forbes Hospital were he was treated for multiple head injuries.
Police say he is now recovering in a stable condition.
His Farnell Street home has been declared a crime scene as police try and track down his attacker.
Anyone who many have any information is urged to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.