Police are investigating a burglary with violence incident where two men forced their way into a residence at Helensvale in the early hours of this morning.
Around 3.20am a 51-year-old man was seeing out visitors to his Greenwood Court home when a short time after two men have smashed their way through the front door.
The man was assaulted by the offenders and sustained a slash-type wound to his right hand.
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Upon police arrival, two men were seen fleeing into nearby bushland.
A search of the area failed to locate the offenders, however, some of the man’s stolen property was located dumped in the area.
The man was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Investigations are continuing.