TWO homes were broken into in Wagga this morning with one resident threatened by a man wielding a gun.
Two men forced their way into a Kooringal home on Kennedy Avenue about 6am today and threatened the resident with a firearm.
The occupant, a man aged in his 30s, was also struck twice in the head before the two men fled on foot with a mobile phone and other items.
Earlier in a separate incident at about 4.30am today, three men forced entry to a home on Lusher Avenue, Turvey Park, and stole a handbag.
Two occupants, who were home at the time, were alerted by the sound of a car alarm, and woke to find three men fleeing on foot along Urana Street.
The bolt of a firearm was located nearby.
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Officers from Riverina Police District have launched an investigation into the two incidents. At this stage it is unknown if the two incidents are linked.
Investigators are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.