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Man suffered fractured skulled during horrifying home hammer attack

Police are on the hunt for two men accused of breaking into a home in Sydney’s west before smashing a 52-year-old male occupant over the head with a hammer.Three men were sitting in the loungeroom of a home on Rosehill Street, Parramatta, when two others – armed with a hammer and meat cleaver – entered…

Police are on the hunt for two men accused of breaking into a home in Sydney’s west before smashing a 52-year-old male occupant over the head with a hammer.

Three men were sitting in the loungeroom of a home on Rosehill Street, Parramatta, when two others – armed with a hammer and meat cleaver – entered through the backdoor.

The duo allegedly approached a 52-year-old man and demanded he hand over cash before smashing him in the back of the head with a hammer, fracturing his skull.

He was rushed to Westmead Hospital for surgery.

A 19-year-old man was also hit on the arm.

The pair then allegedly ransacked the home, stealing mobile phones, before fleeing the scene in a Silver Holden Commodore, still yet to be found by police.

The first man is described as Aboriginal/ Torres Strait Islander in appearance, aged in his early 20s with a medium build. He was wearing a grey hooded jumper and long black pants.

The second man is also described as Aboriginal/ Torres Strait Islander in appearance, aged in his early 30s with a slim build. He was also wearing a grey hooded jumper and long black pants.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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