The man stole money, jewelry and a television, Amormino said.
The woman's son and grandson were in the home at the time.
The suspect may be the same man who has carried out five other similar robberies in surrounding cities in the past two months or so.
He is described as black, about 6 feet and 200 pounds, and in his 20s.
If you have any information on these home invasions, call the Orange County Sheriff's Department at (866) TIP-OCSD.
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