An 89-year-old woman was woken in her March Street home by four men demanding money and her handbag.
Police said the men allegedly broke in to the house at about 2.40am on Friday, waking the woman, who was in bed, after slamming the door.
She was confronted by the four unknown males, teenagers to early 20s in age, wearing dark clothing and hoodies.
They left with about $400, a laptop and a number of proof-set coins. Police attended within minutes.
The woman was at home alone with the other occupants of the home not present during the robbery.
Officers attached to Central West Police District attended the home within minutes and established a crime scene.
The men have been described as wearing dark clothing with hoodies over their heads.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Orange Police Station on 6363 6399 or Crime Stoppers.
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