Police are still investigating a break in in Port Augusta early on Friday morning where the occupant of a home was assaulted.
Just before 1.30am Friday residents of a home were woken by an intruder.
The home owner went to investigate the noise and was allegedly assaulted by a male intruder before he fled the premises.
The offender is described as male, about 170-180cm tall, medium build. He was wearing a beanie and a covering over his face and a beige coloured long sleeve top.
Police were called to the scene and found the victim’s car had been stolen but was later located on Gibson Street.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact crime stoppers.