Dareton Police have responded to an aggravated break and enter, with residents of a home in Coomealla reportedly waking up to an intruder.
It’s alleged a man entered the home and disturbed a nine year old girl as he searched a room.
The young girl called for her parents,with the man fleeing.
It's believed the man stole a large kitchen knife and an unusual ornament; described as two glass dolphin figurines.
Officers were called, with a search of the immediate area failing to locate the man.
At this stage he is described as a male wearing white shorts.
Police are now appealing to the public for any information on the incident.
Locals can contact Dareton Police at 5027 7599 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 to provide information.
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