A brave middle-aged woman has fought off a gang with a walking stick after an alleged home invasion north of Sydney.
Four people have been charged after they alleged broke into a Raymond Terrace home on the New South Wales Central Coast early Saturday morning.
Police will allege three men and a woman hurled a concrete object into the window of the home and smashed the windows of a car parked in the driveway.
The group then allegedly forced entry to the home where a man, 51, and three women, including two 50-year-olds and a 73-year-old grandmother, were inside.
It's understood the group allegedly broke into the house after being told off by the occupants for loitering.
The group allegedly became involved in a physical altercation with the male occupant inside.
CCTV obtained by 7News captured the 73-year-old woman's daughter-in-law is outside the home fighting off the group accused in the incident with a walking stick before being pushed to the ground.
None of the family were injured during the alleged incident but described the ordeal as horrifying.
Police arrested two men aged 35, a 30-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman at a nearby home a short time later.
Three were charged with aggravated enter dwelling with intent to inflict actual bodily harm, two counts of destroy or damage property, and common assault.
CCTV shows a 50-year-old female occupant fighting off the group with a walking stick
One of the 35-year-old men who remains in hospital under police guard is yet to be charged.
A 30-year-old man and woman, 33, were bailed to appear in Raymond Terrace Local Court on July 5.
The other 35-year-old man was due to appear in Newcastle Local Court on Sunday.
Police inquiries into the incident continue.
A family are shaken but unharmed following an alleged home invasion in Gwen Parade, Raymond Terrace in the early hours of Saturday morning