Father-of-two critical after being bashed just metres from home

A Sydney father-of-two has been hospitalised after he was bashed and robbed on his way home from work in the early hours of the morning.

Zeeshan Ahmed was on his way home from a late shift stacking shelves at Burwood Woolworths, in Sydney’s inner-west, on Saturday morning.

The family’s car had broken down so he took public transport to Lakemba Station before walking to his apartment block.

But Mr Ahmed was hit in the back of the head not far from his home on Fairmount Street about 1.50am.

Sydney father of two Zeeshan Ahmed has been hospitalised after he was attacked outside his Lakemba home. Source: 7 News

Bleeding, the father stumbled through the front door before his pregnant wife helped him into the bath then called police.

A neighbour, known as Taffy, said the woman was screaming.

NSW Police Inspector Rick Agius described the attack from behind as “very callous, very horrendous” and added Mr Ahmed’s phone is missing. He suspects the father was robbed.

Blood inside the family’s apartment. Source: 7 News

Mr Ahmed remains in a critical but stable condition with severe head injuries.

He is currently in an induced coma with his wife and children by his side as police wait to speak with him as part of their investigation.

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.