Police hunt for man after violent home invasion at Tweed Heads

POLICE have appealed to the public for information after a home invasion at Tweed Heads.

Early yesterday morning a 69-year-old woman was awoken by a loud noise from the lounge room of her Adelaide Street unit.

After entering the bedroom the male demanded the woman get out of bed, before striking her in the face.


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He then fled through the front door with a small amount of cash, with the woman suffering minor injuries as a result of the attack.

Police from Tweed Byron Local Area Command were contacted and patrolled the area but could not locate the man.

Police have been given a brief description of a male they believe may be able to assist with their inquiries.

He has been described as being of Caucasian appearance, young with a slim build and of average height.

At the time of the incident he was wearing a dark chequered hoodie which covered his head and face.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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