A WOMAN has been threatened with a gun and had her car stolen in a terrifying home invasion in Sunnybank Hills overnight.
Shortly after 9.10pm, police were called to a home on Aratula Street following reports that a man had entered a house.
Police said the man pulled out a gun and demanded the woman hand over her car keys.
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The woman complied, and the man then allegedly fled the house in the vehicle.
A short time later, an off duty officer spotted the car in Wallaroo Road at Doolandella and notified police.
A search of the vehicle uncovered a loaded sawn off shot gun and an axe.
A 29-year-old Yeronga man was taken into custody at the scene.
He has since been charged with one count each of armed robbery, enter dwelling with intent, unlawful possession of a weapon, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, driving would a licence, and possession of explosives (ammunition).
He is due to appear in the Richlands Magistrates Court today.