A MAN was beaten by men with metal poles when he answered his front door in Mawson last night
At about 9pm, the man answered a knock and on opening his door was hit repeatedly by a group of unknown men armed with metal poles before the assailants fled on foot. The assaulted victim was this morning being assessed at Canberra Hospital.
Police are calling for witnesses. A red Ford Laser that was seen driving away at high speed from Mawson at the time of the incident is also of interest.
Contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the website at www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.
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