A man is “fighting for his life” in hospital after being stabbing during a home break-in at his family residence in Nottinghamshire, Police have confirmed.
Officers were called to the scene at Halam Hill in Halam, near Southwell, at about 04:10 GMT on Thursday.
Nottinghamshire Police said a 65-year-old found inside had suffered two “puncture wounds” to his abdomen and chest and was taken to Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham for surgery.
Det Insp Gayle Hart said the man’s family were upstairs at the time of the break-in, and have been left “extremely shocked and upset by the ordeal”.
“This is a horrific incident which has left a man fighting for his life,” she said.
“The victim is in the intensive care unit and is currently in a serious but stable condition.
“Detectives are working hard to establish the circumstances and progress the investigation as quickly as possible.”
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