Aggravated break and enter – Thornton

Police are appealing for information after an aggravated break and enter in the state’s Hunter region overnight.

About 6pm yesterday (Monday 24 June 2019), a 28-year-old man was inside his home on Railway Avenue, Thornton when he heard a noise.

The man, who is legally blind, noticed an unknown man standing in the hallway before the offender pushed him into a wall and fled the scene.

Nothing was taken from the home and the man wasn’t injured.

Officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District attended and established a crime scene.

The man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 175cms tall, with a medium build and wearing a black hooded jacket.

Police are now urging anyone with information or who may have noticed anything suspicious in the area around this time to come forward.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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