An investigation is underway following a home invasion in the state’s Central Tablelands on the weekend.
Just after 7am on Saturday (14 November 2020), a man attended a property on Rockley Road, Rockley Mount, and asked the 82-year-old resident to use his phone.
Police have been told that while the man was using his landline, a second man armed – with a knife and with his face covered – appeared.
The men threatened the resident demanding drugs and firearms; they ransacked the home before leaving in a small red sedan towards Bathurst.
The man was shaken but unhurt during the incident.
Officers attached the Chifley Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Police are appealing for anyone with information, or who may have CCTV or dash cam vision from the area about this time to contact Bathurst Police (02) 6332 8699 or Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.
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