An 86-year-old man has died and his wife remains in hospital after the pair were bashed in their home in Sydney’s northwest.
The attack occurred after midnight on Wednesday when two men forced entry to the couple’s Cherrybrook home, threatened the couple and assaulted them.
Both were taken to hospital with serious head injuries, but the man died later on Wednesday.
BREAKING: Sadly the 86yo man savagely bashed during a home invasion in Cherrybrook last night has passed away with family by his side.His 84yo wife is in a serious but stable condition.. Police believe the attack was targeted but as yet don't know why. @10NewsFirstSyd @10Daily
— Steve Hart (@SteveHart10News) April 29, 2020
The 84-year-old woman is believed to be in a stable condition.
The men, who fled and are yet to be apprehended, concealed their faces.