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The men broke into the Marian Street home at about 2am and, despite being told the man didn’t live there, damaged property and punched one of the occupants before finally leaving.

Acting Sergeant Bruce Jones of Tweed Heads Police told Echonetdaily the intended victim has spoken to police and has given a possible identity but at this stage his surname and address are unknown.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

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