Man attacked with golf club in Dundowran home invasion
A 16-YEAR-old has been charged as police investigations continue into an alleged home invasion in Dundowran on Friday night.
A police representative said about 9.30pm, a 45-year-old man was allegedly woken by three males who had entered his Hornes Rd house.
Police alleged the man was assaulted by one of the males armed with a golf club, before the offenders smashed several items within the house and fled with a wallet, cash, a laptop and other items.
The 45-year-old was taken to Hervey Bay Hospital for treatment to a deep laceration to his left forearm and other more minor injuries.
The boy has since been charged with burglary as well as receiving tainted property and will dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act 1992.
Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au.