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Police say a woman has been found with critical injuries at a home in Pottsville.

A report says that at about 6pm on Saturday, officers from Tweed/Byron Police District were called by a family member to a unit on Elfran Avenue, Pottsville, after a 44-year-old woman was found with head injuries.

She was treated at the scene before being taken to Tweed Heads District Hospital. She was later transferred to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition. She has since undergone surgery, her condition remains unchanged.

A crime scene was established, and an investigation has commenced into the circumstances surrounding the incident to determine how and where the woman sustained her injuries.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the nearby area in the hours leading up the discovery of the injured woman to contact Tweed Heads detectives or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Tweed Heads detectives or Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.


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