NSW police probe home invasion near Bathurst

Police are investigating a home invasion in the state’s Central West today, NSW Police say.

Just before 10.30am today, emergency services were called to a home on Guyong Road, Blayney, about 35km west of Bathurst, following reports of a home invasion.

Police have been told a man forced his way into the home, threatening the resident with a firearm.

The man stole property and cash before driving from the scene in a black Ford Focus which belonged to the resident.

Officers from Chifley Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene which will be examined by specialist forensic officers.

No one was injured during the incident.

Police want to speak with a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

He is described as being Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander in appearance, 175 to185cm tall, medium build, with a tanned complexion and dark hair.

Police are also appealing that if anyone sees a black 2012 Ford Focus sedan with New South Wales registration BQ48PK, not to approach and contact police immediately.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers.

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