Intruders on the run after residents belted with baseball bat in Qld

Two men are on the run from police after they allegedly invaded a home north of Brisbane and belted those inside with a baseball bat.

Police are referring to the incident as “burglary with violence”, saying the two men allegedly forced their way into the Thompson Crescent home in Clontarf at around 5am on Monday.

In a statement released to media, police said the two intruders – one of whom was armed with a baseball bat – demanded money from two male residents and bashed them with the bat before fleeing on foot.


Police said one of the residents, a 29-year-old man, was treated by paramedics at the scene for a laceration to his head and bruising.

As investigations into the brutal attack and the hunt for the intruders continues, police are urging anyone with information to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

One of the men is described as being Caucasian in appearance, approximately 180cm tall, of a solid build and bald with blue eyes.

He was last seen wearing a long-sleeved grey shirt with blue jeans.

The second man has not been described.

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