Police have appealed to the public for information after a man was injured in a physical altercation with another man at a home in Greenfield Park.
About 6pm today (Tuesday 16 January 2018), police have been told a man entered the front yard of a home in Pomo Close.
The 58-year-old male resident confronted the man and they became involved in a brawl outside the home.
The assailant fled a short time later, leaving the resident with a hand injury which is believed to have been caused by an edged weapon.
Police from Fairfield Local Area Command were called to the location and established a crime scene.
The injured man was treated at the location and conveyed by Ambulance paramedics to Liverpool Hospital in a stable condition.
Police searched the area for the man, not further described, who fled on foot and was tracked by a police dog to Sweethaven Road, where the assailant may have entered a motor vehicle.
It is believed that the incident was a targeted attack.
Police have urged anyone who might have seen the assault or a man acting suspiciously near a vehicle in Sweethaven Road to come forward.
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/
Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via social media pages.
Source: NSW Police