Police investigate terrifying home invasion

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POLICE are investigating a terrifying home invasion in East Victoria Park after a man was injured by a knife-wielding intruder.

About 3.30am on Tuesday the resident of a home in Etwell Street woke to find a man committing a burglary in his house.

He confronted the offender, who threatened him with a knife before wounding him.

The victim received a laceration to his head and was taken by St John Ambulance to Royal Perth Hospital for treatment.

The offender left the property on foot.

He was dressed in black and had his face covered.

Detectives are appealing for anyone with information in relation to this incident to contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000, by making a report online at crimestopperswa.com.au