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A man was threatened with a machete and baseball bat during a home invasion at Loadstone, near Kyogle, yesterday morning.

Police said about 4am on Sunday, a 43-year-old man was asleep in his caravan at Gradys Creek Road when two men armed with a machete and baseball bat walked inside.

They threatened the man and demanded cash before stealing a computer tablet, a games console, a chainsaw, mobile phones and money.

The pair ran off towards the Summerland Way where a car was heard leaving the area.

The man and two boys, aged 7 and 10, who were asleep in the caravan at the time were not injured during the incident.

Police from Richmond Local Area Command were later contacted and commenced investigations.

Detectives have appealed for anyone with information about the identity and whereabouts of the armed men to come forward and contact police.

The first man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged in his 20s, 185cm tall with a medium build. He had his face covered and was wearing dark clothing.

The second man has been described as being of Caucasian appearance, 175-180cm tall with a stocky build. He also had his face covered and was wearing dark clothing.

 


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