Search on for attackers
A 36-year-old man has been taken to hospital after a home invasion in a Waikato town on Saturday.
Three people broke into the Matamata home early in the morning and assaulted the occupant before fleeing with stolen goods.
Police attended the incident at a Station Road address at 5.20am on Saturday.
The victim is in hospital with moderate injuries.
One neighbour woke to police cars in the street but had not heard anything beforehand.
The street is typically quiet, neighbours say.
There are a number of elderly people living in the area.
Police are investigating the incident and looking for the offenders involved in the attack.
Police had spoken to a number of people in the neighbourhood on Saturday to better understand what might have happened.
If anyone has any information which may help in their investigation, please contact Waikato Police on 07 858 6200.
Alternatively information can be provided anonymously through the Crimestoppers phone line on 0800 555 111.