Police seek information after three men break into home at Bourke

Police are appealing for information after a man woke to find three unknown men inside his home in the state’s north-west.

About 1am yesterday (Monday 14 October 2019), the occupant of a home on Meadows Road at Bourke woke to find the unknown men walking within his home.

The occupant approached the two males during which one produced a small kitchen knife and threatened the man while demanding money.

Police were told the occupant armed himself with a household item as he ushered the men, including a third male standing on the verandah, out of the house.

They were last seen running from the home in a northerly direction along Monomeeth Street towards Anson Street.

Officers attached to Central North Police District were notified of the incident, during which a wallet was reported stolen.

One man has been described as being of Aboriginal/ Torres Strait Islander appearance, approximately 175-180cm tall, between 16 to 20 years old, wearing a grey hooded jumper with a face covering.

The second man is described as being of Aboriginal/ Torres Strait Islander appearance, 160-165cm tall and aged between 16 and 20.

Investigations continue.

Anyone with information about this incident, including dashcam or CCTV footage from the area around the time of the incident, is urged to contact Bourke Police Station: 6870 0899, Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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