RCMP say a 69-year-old homeowner in Rio Grande suffered minor injuries during a home invasion on Sunday morning. (CBC)

Bathurst RCMP are investigating a home invasion that occurred early Sunday morning in Rio Grande.

Three or four masked men forced their way into a home and assaulted and tied up the 69-year-old homeowner, Cpl. Daniel Dorais said in a release.

The suspects fled with a small amount of money.

The victim suffered minor injuries, said Dorais.

Anyone with information is asked to call RCMP at 506-548-7771, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).