UPDATE: THREE Teen boys have been taken into custody following the terrifying attack on an elderly couple in Coombabah this afternoon.
The elderly man sustained significant facial injuries and the woman sustained a suspected broken wrist.
The teens were found at a nearby Coombabah home, which is reportedly just around the corner from where the assault took place.
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EARLIER: A YOUTH is on the run after he brutally assaulted an elderly couple in Coombabah this afternoon.
It is alleged the 14-year-old boy, accompnaied by two other teens, stabbed a 65-year-old man in the eye with a pick and broke an elderly woman’s arm.
The incident took place on Burrendong Road about 1:15pm.
Police and ambulance crews are currently at the scene and are searching for the group who fled on foot.