Police are investigating after a home invasion on the Central Coast overnight.
Just after 12am this morning (Monday 13 June 2016), a 78-year-old man was in his unit on Swindon Close, Lake Haven, when two men attempted to gain entry.
Police have been told upon entering the unit, the two men allegedly produced a firearm and a machete and demanded money and jewellery.
It will be alleged the two men threatened the man before fleeing the scene.
Officers attached to Tuggerah Lakes Local Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.
The first man was described as being about 165cm tall and was last seen wearing a khaki hooded jumper.
The second man was described as being tall and was last seen wearing jeans with a black handkerchief over his mouth.
Police are appealing for anyone who has any information to contact Tuggerah Lakes Police Station on 02 4356 6099 or Crime Stoppers.
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