Man flees with woman and baby after alleged domestic attack in NSW home

A MAN is on the run from police after allegedly bashing his 74-year-old father and threatening him with an axe during a domestic disturbance at a house in southern NSW.

The cruel attack allegedly took place at a home on Banksia Street in Batlow around 7.30am on Wednesday.

It’s understood the 41-year-old man started arguing with his elderly father before he allegedly assaulted him and threatened him with an axe.


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Police have saturated the area in the search for the 41-year-old man who fled the scene with his partner and baby.

They are believed to be travelling in a white 1993 Toyota Corolla with NSW registration BLY-58Y.

The man is described as Caucasian and 170-175cm tall with a medium to solid build, brown hair and brown eyes.

Police are asking anyone who sees the man to not approach him but to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

Anyone with information about the man’s whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

If you are in immediate danger call 000 now.  If you require advice or assistance, the following services offer counselling and support.
Lifeline 24/7 telephone crisis support 13 11 14
DV Connect Queensland Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7 phone 1800 811 811
1800RESPECT 24/7 phone 1800 737 732
Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast