Armed robber on the loose in stolen car after frightening home invasion near Blayney

AN armed man remains on the loose in a stolen car following a frightening home invasion in Blayney this morning.

Emergency services were called to a home on Guyong Road, Blayney - about 35km west of Bathurst - following reports of an armed home invasion about 10.30am.

Police have been told a man forced his way into the home, threatening the resident with a firearm.

The man stole property and cash before driving from the scene in a black Ford Focus which belonged to the resident.

Officers from Chifley Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene which will be examined by specialist forensic officers.

No one was injured during the incident.

Police want to speak with a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

He is described as being Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander in appearance, 175 to185cm tall, medium build, with a tan complexion and dark hair.

Officers are asking residents to contact police immediately if they see a black 2012 Ford Focus sedan with NSW registration BQ 48 PK.

Police warn people not to approach the vehicle.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page here.

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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