A man was beaten with a baseball bat in a violent home invasion in Raymond Terrace overnight.
About 9.25pm Sunday a 40-year-old man was in the lounge room of his Tathra Street home when he heard a knock at the door.
He opened the door, when two women and five men forced their way into the home.
A fight broke out and the 40-year-old man was assaulted with a baseball bat.
The man was treated at the scene for cuts to his head and arm. He was taken to John Hunter Hospital for further medical checks.
A seven-year-old boy and his 35–year-old mother were in the house at the time of the invasion, but were not injured.
Computer equipment and a set of keys were taken during the incident.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/