Police have commenced an investigation after a woman was injured during an aggravated break and enter at a home in Tamworth overnight.
About 8.50pm last night, a 65-year-old woman was at her home in May Lane at South Tamworth when she was confronted at the rear door, by a male who pushed past her.
The male entered the woman’s home and stole her wallet from a chair.
He then pushed her to the ground before leaving the unit.
Police conducted a search of nearby streets but were unable to locate the male.
The 65-year-old woman suffered minor abrasions from the incident but did not require treatment.
The male has been described to police as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance.
He was in his teens and with a thin build, a moustache and wearing dark clothing.
Police have urged anyone with information about the incident to come forward.