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Man attacked with machete during break and enter in Saskatoon

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A man suffered serious injuries after he was attacked with a machete during a break and enter at his home in Saskatoon. File / Global News

A man is recovering in hospital after Saskatoon police said he was assaulted during a break and enter.

Police said they were called to the 1500-block of Avenue B North early Saturday morning for a report of an injured man.

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He told officers two men, armed with a handgun and a machete, broke into his home and demanded cash.

The 25-year-old was assaulted with the machete when he tried to run from his home, police said.

He suffered serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

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Police said the two suspects, who had their faces covered with bandanas, are in their early 30s and possibly Indigenous.

The first suspect is roughly six-foot two and 280 pounds, while the second suspect is estimated at five-foot six and 150 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Saskatoon police at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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