Man fighting for life after alleged home invasion in Adelaide’s north

Man fighting for life after alleged home invasion in Adelaide’s north

A 61-year-old man is fighting for life in hospital after he was allegedly attacked by intruders at his home in Adelaide’s north early this morning.

Emergency services were called to a home on James Street in Gilberton about 4.20am today over reports of a break in.

They found the man with life-threatening injuries.

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He was rushed to the Royal Adelaide Hospital, where he currently remains in critical condition.

A 30-year-old man, who was the other occupant in the home, was not injured.

The alleged attackers had fled the scene by the time authorities arrived.

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“Police searched the area but have been unable to locate any suspects at this time,” South Australia Police said in a statement today.

Police officers and the major crime unit are investigating the matter.

Anyone with information, CCTV or dash-cam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au

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