Investigation continues into aggravated break and enter at Moree

Police are appealing for information after a woman was injured during a break and enter in the state’s north.

About 3am yesterday (Sunday 21 February 2021), a man and woman, aged 85 and 82, were at their home on Mackenzie Street, Moree when two men forced entry via the front door.

The men, armed with poles, entered the home but left a short time later with no known proceeds.

Officers from New England Police District were notified and established a crime scene.

The 82-year-old woman was taken to hospital with a minor injury to her arm. She was released a short time later.

As inquiries continue, investigators have issued descriptions of two men they believe can assist with their inquiries.

The first man is described as being approximately 155 cm tall, and the second man approximately 185cm tall, of a thin to medium build, and were last seen wearing black pants, black or brown jackets, with their faces covered.

Anyone with information about this incident – including CCTV or dashcam footage – is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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