A man has been arrested and police are seeking two others
after a couple were attacked in a botched home invasion in
Police say three men, one armed with a sledgehammer, forced
their way into the home on Botany Road, Mascot, and
confronted and threatened a man and woman.
But after a struggle the couple managed to detain one of the
attackers while the two others fled.
Police were called to the home and arrested a 29-year-old
One of the occupants, a 42-year-old man, suffered stab wounds
to his shoulder.
A 56-year-old woman suffered head and arm injuries.
They were treated at the scene by ambulance paramedics and
taken to Prince of Wales Hospital, where both are in a stable
The 29-year-old man was later charged with aggravated break
and enter and assault with intent to rob while in company.
He was due to appear in court on Monday.
The remaining two men have been described to police only as
wearing balaclavas and dark-coloured clothing.