A mother and son were beaten and stabbed by three men who broke into the family home at Syne Village, Siparia on Sunday night.
The victims told police they returned home at 10 p.m, and when they opened the door, three men began beating them.
The 43-year-old woman was stabbed in the forehead and her 17-year-old son was stabbed on his left shoulder.
The two were robbed of jewelry and cash.
Police searched the area without success.
The woman has been discharged but her son was yesterday reported to still be undergoing treatment at hospital.