Man charged after woman threatened with gun in terrifying home invasion

A man has been charged after a woman was threatened with a gun and knife in a terrifying home invasion in Doonside yesterday.

Police say that just before 4.00pm, two men broke into a home and demanded property from the 44-year-old female resident.

Officers were alerted to the incident and raced to the home where they arrested a 19-year-old man following a short foot pursuit.


The second man was unable to be located.

The 19-year-old has been charged with special aggravated break and enter, possess shortened firearm, possess ammunition without permit, possess loaded firearm in public place; and possess unregistered firearm.

He is due to face court today.