POLICE are investigating the alleged break and enter at a home unit in Orange early this morning.
About 12.20am, a man entered the unit in Park Street where a woman was sleeping in her lounge room.
The woman awoke to find a man in the room. She started screaming and a struggle took place before the man fled the scene.
Police from Orange Police Station attended to commence their investigation and a crime scene was established.
The woman was taken to Orange HOspital and has since been released.
The man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 175cm tall and had his face covered. He was wearing a hat with red trim.
Police investigations are continuing.
Police urge anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page www.police.nsw.gov.au
Information provided will be treated in the strictest of confidence.
The community is reminded they should not report crime information via their social media pages.