Man stabbed during break and entry at Tweed Heads

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.


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