Police are appealing for information after an aggravated break and enter in Lurnea on Sunday.
Between 7 and 9am, a 47-year-old woman was asleep in a unit on Wonga Road when a person allegedly forced entry into the residence.
A struggle ensued between the two, and the woman sustained injuries to her face, hip and hand.
The person, whose gender is unknown at this stage, was wearing a dark-coloured balaclava, a dark-coloured tracksuit and gloves and fled empty-handed.
An investigation has been launched by police.
Any witnesses or anyone with information in relation to this incident is urged to come forward and contact police via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/
Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.
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