A CAMPERDOWN man is expected to be released from hospital today after being assaulted in his home by an intruder early this morning.
The Thornton Street resident and his wife are believed to have woken up about 5am and found an offender in their home.
The husband was struck to the head with a piece of wood and knocked unconscious.
He was taken to the Camperdown hospital for treatment.
It is not known if anything was stolen from the property before the offender fled.
Camperdown police will conduct a door knock of neighbours this morning and Warrnambool crime investigation unit detectives are involved in overseeing the case.
Anyone with information about the aggravated burglary and assault is requested to contact Warrnambool or Camperdown police stations or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.