Police are investigating a violent break and entry after and stabbing in Tweed Heads South yesterday in which a 51-year-old man was stabbed and beaten with a bat.
The man and his 52-year-old companion were treated in hospital where they are in a stable condition.
Police say that around 9.30pm last night (Thursday), three men forced entry into a home on Russell Way armed with bats and cutting implements.
The two men at the premises were beaten with the bats and the 51-year-old man was stabbed multiple times.
The three men left the location in an unknown direction.
Officers from Tweed/Byron Local Area Command attended the incident and established a crime scene.
Police are following a number of lines of inquiry, including whether the incorrect premises was targeted.