Police from Orana Mid-Western district are appealing for information that can help them apprehend a man who threatened a 90-year-old with a knife on Tuesday morning.
About 1.20am police were called to a home on East Street where officers were told an unknown man had entered the property, before producing the knife and demanding money.
The man stole a number of personal items before leaving the premises.
He is described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, about 165cm-170cm tall with a slim build and was wearing dark clothing.
Orana Mid-Western Police District established a crime scene and would like to speak with anyone who may have information regarding the incident.
Contact can be made by calling Dubbo Police Station on 6883 1599 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.