Aggravated break and enter

Police are appealing for information after an aggravated break and enter in the state’s Hunter region overnight.

About 6pm yesterday (Monday 24 June 2019), a 28-year-old man was inside his home on Railway Avenue, Thornton when he heard a noise.

The man, who is legally blind, noticed an unknown man standing in the hallway before the offender pushed him into a wall and fled the scene.

Nothing was taken from the home and the man wasn’t injured.

Officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District attended and established a crime scene.

The man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 175cms tall, with a medium build and wearing a black hooded jacket.

Police are now urging anyone with information or who may have noticed anything suspicious in the area around this time to come forward.