One person has been taken to Port Macquarie Base Hospital after an alleged altercation took place at a property located on Crestwood Drive in Port Macquarie on February 24.
Mid North Coast Local Area Command have established a crime scene at the location.
Police are investigating after a neighbour dispute left a man with severe hand and leg injuries, caused by a lawn mower.
About 9.30am on February 24, emergency services were called to Crestwood Drive, following reports two men were fighting.
Police have been told a large knife and a lawn mower were used during the fight.
On arrival, officers from Mid North Coast Police District found an 81-year-old man with injuries to his hands, torso and legs.
He was treated on scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before he was taken to Port Macquarie Hospital.
A 72-year-old man is speaking with police at Port Macquarie Police Station.
A crime scene has been established and inquiries are continuing.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page nsw.crimestoppers.com.au