Port Stephens-Hunter Police District officers have charged two men following investigations into a home invasion at Hawks Nest in June.
It's alleged about 10.30pm on Monday, June 30, a 78-year-old man opened the door of his Booner Street home and was confronted by three men.
The group allegedly pushed past the man, assaulted him and stabbed him in the abdomen, headed upstairs and assaulted and stabbed a 53-year-old man.
The injured men were transported to hospital where they were treated and later released.
An investigation was launched and on Thursday, July 30, two men, aged 22 and 46, were arrested at a Gosford residence.
A search of the home allegedly revealed numerous knives, a homemade shive, a machete, a homemade shotgun with ammunition and an amount of drugs.
They were taken to Gosford Police Station where the older man was charged with breach of bail, two counts of breaching an AVO, two counts of intimidation (DV) and special aggravated enter with intent (wound).
The younger man was charged with firearms offences, drug possession and special aggravated enter with intent (wound).
They were refused bail to face Gosford Local Court on Friday, July 31.
Inquiries will continue.