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Aggravated break and enter - Riverwood

Friday, 24 March 2017 03:35:20 AM

Police are investigating after an aggravated break and enter in Sydney’s south.

Just before 10pm yesterday (Thursday 23 March 2017), a 42-year-old woman and a 10-year-old girl were inside a unit on Belmore Road, Riverwood, when the woman heard a noise at the front door.

Police have been told as the woman opened the door, two men wearing balaclava’s and gloves and one armed with a metal pole, forced entry in the premises and pushed the woman, causing her to fall to the ground.

One of the men punched the woman several times in the head, before both men fled the scene.

The 10-year-old girl was not injured, and was able to contact Triple Zero (000).

The woman was taken to Bankstown Hospital with minor injuries.

Officers attached to Campsie Local Area Command conducted a search of the area and have commenced an investigation.

Anyone who may have any information is urged to come forward and contact police via Crime Stoppers.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call 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. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.