Boy, 14, terrorised by masked intruders while home alone

A 14-YEAR-OLD boy has been subjected to a terrifying ordeal after allegedly finding two armed intruders rummaging through his parent’s house on the Gold Coast.

It’s understood the boy was alone at his family’s Broadbeach Waters home, sitting in his bedroom when he heard noises coming from inside the house about 2.30pm on Tuesday.

When he went to investigate, police said the boy was confronted by two men wearing balaclavas.


One of the intruders was allegedly armed with a knife, while the other was wielding a machete.

They allegedly accosted the boy and demanded property before fleeing the home with several items.

Thankfully, the teen was not physically harmed during the incident.

Gold Coast detectives are investigating and are pleading for anyone who may be able to assist them to come forward and call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

A Queensland Police spokeswoman told myGC detectives were not willing to disclose the street name.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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