Police are appealing for public assistance after a 92-year-old woman woke to find a young man in her bedroom in Condobolin on Saturday.
About 7.30am the woman was asleep at her Graf Street home when she was woken by a man standing in her room.
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As he approached the woman in her bed, she pushed an emergency alert pendent that allowed her neighbour to be notified.
The woman then fought off the man and he fled the home.
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Her neighbour came to her aid and emergency services were called.
Police arrived on scene and a crime scene was established while the woman was taken to hospital with minor injuries.
The man has been described as being aged in his 20s, with a thin build and dark coloured skin. He was wearing a baseball cap.
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Police would like to speak with anyone who may have information that could assist them with their investigation into the incident.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000.