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Two men will face court after allegedly breaking into a home and assaulting a man at The Channon near Lismore earlier this week.

About 4.45pm on Monday, 12 November 2018, a 41-year-old man answered the door of his home on Nimbin Road, The Channon, about 21km from Lismore, to three armed men.

The men allegedly assaulted the man before fleeing.

Officers from Richmond Police Area Command spoke with a number of witnesses and commenced inquiries.

On Tuesday, 13 November, police arrested two men, aged 49 and 19.

They were both charged with aggravated enter dwelling with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

The 49-year-old man was refused bail to appear at Lismore Local Court yesterday Wednesday, 14 November.

The younger man was granted conditional bail to appear at Lismore Local Court on Monday 26 November.

Inquiries are continuing.


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