Police appeal for information after a man was assaulted by two men during break and enter in Cobar

Man assaulted by two men armed with sticks, police appeal

Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted during a break and enter at a home in Cobar.

About 12.05am on Sunday, an occupant of a home on Blakey Street in Cobar was woken by a knocking at his front door.

When he opened the door the 32-year-old was assaulted by two unknown males, who were armed with sticks.

The men fled and emergency services were contacted.

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The man was taken to Cobar Hospital where he was treated for a laceration to his head and other minor injuries.

Officers attached to Central North Police District began inquiries into the matter and believe it could be linked to an incident which occurred on Green Street, Cobar, approximately 10 minutes prior.

Police wish to speak with two men who may be able to assist with the investigation.

The first male has been described as approximately 16-18 years old, with a tanned complexion, approximately 170cm tall, of a slim build and was last seen wearing a face covering.

The second male has been described as approximately 18 years old, with a tanned complexion, approximately 180cm tall, with a slim build, last seen wearing a face covering and no t-shirt.

Anyone with information about this incident, including dashcam or CCTV footage from the area at the time of the incident, is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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