Man in hospital after disturbing two thieves breaking into his car

A man is in hospital after he disturbed two men attempting to break into his car that was parked outside his Condell Park home.

About 12.30am Tuesday 8 December, a man, aged in his fifties, was sleeping inside his Dalton Avenue home when he was woken by the sound of his car being broken into.

He confronted two men outside his premises before the men allegedly assaulted him and ran from the scene.


He suffered lower leg injuries and cuts and abrasions. He was treated by NSW Ambulance Paramedics at the scene before being taken to Bankstown Hospital for further treatment.

Police were called and a crime scene was established. A man was arrested in a nearby street and taken to Bankstown Police Station where he is assisting police with their inquiries.

Police are still searching for the second man.