During a terrifying home invasion, the mayor of Hawkesbury City Council was stabbed at his residence near Windsor. At about 12:45 a.m. on Monday, Patrick Conolly was assaulted by up to six robbers who broke into his Bligh Park home.
The 32-year-old was stabbed in the arm and hospitalized.
His family was was peresent but unharmed during the invasion.
The attackers then fled in the family’s car, according to NSW Police.
“Police are investigating after a man was stabbed in the arm after a reported home invasion near Windsor this morning,” a spokesperson said.
“Officers from Hawkesbury Police Area Command were called to a Porpoise Cres in Bligh Park about 12.45am on Monday in response to reports several men had forced their way into the home.
“Police found a 32-year-old man with a stab wound to his left upper arm. He was treated at the scene before being taken to Westmead Hospital in a stable condition.
“Police have been told between five to six men forced their way into the home and threatened the male occupant, before he was stabbed.
“The men then left the scene in the family’s white Skoda with a few personal items.
“Anyone with information, CCTV or dashcam footage is urged to contact NSW Police or Crimestoppers.”