Man stabbed in Prairiewood

Police are continuing investigations after a man was stabbed in his home at Prairiewood on Saturday morning.

About 8.25am, an 18 year-old man answered a knock at the front door of his home on Greenfield Road.

Police were told the man, armed with a knife, forced his way into the house.

Another resident, a 52 year-old man, intervened and was stabbed in the arm, before the offender fled from the house in a white sedan.

Police were contacted and Fairfield Local Area Command attended commencing an investigation.

The older man was taken to Liverpool hospital for treatment to the wound.

A crime scene was established and examined by specialist forensic officers.

Investigators would like to speak to a man who may be able to assist with inquiries.

He is described as being Pacific Islander/Maori in appearance, 183 centimetres tall and was wearing a black shirt.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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