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Burwood Local Area Command

Police Investigate Serious Assault – Strathfield

Police from the Burwood Local Area Command are investigating the circumstances that have left a man in hospital overnight.

About 11.30pm, a woman, aged 26 and her husband, aged 24, were at home in their unit on Everton Road, Strathfield, when two men forced their way in.

Both of the men – believed to be known to the woman – grabbed her and allegedly forcibly removed her from her home and into a vehicle parked outside.

In an attempt to stop the men from taking his wife, the 24-year-old man received injuries to his head and had the top of his finger bitten off.

The man was taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital where he is being treated.

The woman was located in Newtown and she is currently assisting the detectives at Burwood Police Station.

Police are searching for the two men involved and are asking anyone with information to contact Burwood Detectives or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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