Feilding Police are appealing for anyone with information following an incident at a residential property on East Street on Monday 19 September.
Two men are believed to have entered the property around 11.30am and fled the scene on foot.
The property owner disturbed the pair and received a small cut to his hand as they left.
The first man is understood to be of a medium height and build with short hair, in his late teens with a small tattoo by their right eye.
He was wearing dark coloured shorts and a t-shirt and running shoes.
The second man is described as tall with slight dark facial hair. He was wearing a dark-coloured cap and a grey hoodie.
If anyone saw this incident take place, or has video footage of it, are encouraged to contact police.
Information can be given to Police via 105 by quoting file number 220921/1709.
Issued by Police Media Centre