Man injured in home invasion

Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted during a home invasion in Forbes this morning.

About 3.30am Wednesday, police have been told a man forced open the front door of a Farnell Street home.

The male intruder struck a 71-year-old man with an iron bar several times, NSW Police said in a media release on Wednesday afternoon.

The injured man attended Forbes Hospital in a stable condition, suffering head injuries.

Police attached to the Lachlan Local Area Command established a crime scene at the property and have urged anyone with information to come forward.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page:

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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