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Port Kembla - woman in her 70's assaulted

Lake Illawarra Police are investigating after a woman aged in her 70's, was assaulted during a home invasion at Port Kembla.

At around 7am today, Police were called to a home on Fitz-William Street, they've been told an unknown man, forced entry to the home and assaulted the 73-year-old woman, a male neighbour in his 40's, came to assist and was also assaulted. The man fled on foot empty-handed, both victims have been taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The offender is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged in his 30s and wearing dark clothing and a dark face mask.

Anyone with information is urged to come forward and contact Lake Illawarra Police or Crimw Stopper on 1800 333 000.

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