Teens storm house, pull knife on woman in home invasion

A GANG of teenagers has stormed a house and threatened a woman at knifepoint before stealing her cash and car during a home invasion west of Brisbane.

Police said eight male and female juveniles burst into the Lilly Court home at Yamanto about 5.15pm on Wednesday and pulled a knife on the female occupant.

The teens allegedly threatened the woman and stole a stash of cash before fleeing the scene, driving off in the woman’s white Tarago station wagon.


Thankfully, no one was physically injured during the incident.

Police are investigating the incident and are pleading with anyone who has any information that could assist them to come forward and call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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 crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. 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 myGC.com.au 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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