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Man assaulted in Delacombe home invasion

Saturday 18 March 2023 1:53am

Ballarat Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for information following a home invasion in Delacombe where a man who is visually impaired was seriously assaulted this morning.

It is understood two men knocked on the front door of a property on Sutton Street about 1am.

A 49-year-old man, who is visually impaired, opened the door before the two men forced entry and assaulted him.

He was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police were told the offenders ransacked the property, stole a bag containing cash and cards, then fled the scene on foot.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, has CCTV footage or information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Link

Kathryn Muffett

Media Unit


Reviewed 18 March 2023