Pair Arrested Over Port Macquarie Home Invasion

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Two men have been arrested in Port Macquarie on Thursday morning, following investigations into an alleged home invasion in March.

Police were called to a home on Kenthurst Road in Dural, after reports a man had been injured during an attempted home invasion.

Police were told of forced entry to a home, where one man was shot in the hand. He was treated at the scene before being taken to Westmead Hospital.

The 20 and 21-year-old are facing court in Port Macquarie on Thursday.

A police search found two guns, over $7,000 in cash and cannabis at the premises.

Around 4.20am on Wednesday 10 March, emergency services were called to Dural home following reports a man had been injured during a home invasion.

Detectives attached reported the home to be a crime scene, with investigations under Strike Force Sangria.

Strike Force Sangria detectives arrested the 20-year-old resident on Murray Street following investigations, with the help of Port Macquarie Police officers.

The 20 and 21-year-old were both refused bail and will appear at Port Macquarie Local Court on Thursday.

Investigations are continuing with further charges expected to be laid.

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18 November 2021

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