Man, child carjacked at gunpoint while stopped at petrol station near Brisbane

A MAN and his 12-year-old son have been carjacked at gunpoint at a petrol station west of Brisbane.

Shane Gundry, 55, and his son, Treye, were carjacked by two men who were allegedly armed with a gun and a chisel while they were stopped at Helidon Pacific Fuels on the Warrego Highway just before 10.30am on Sunday.

The offenders allegedly pointed the gun at the father and son before stealing cash from Treye and driving off towards Brisbane in Shane’s blue Ford Falcon sedan, leaving him and his terrified son stranded at the servo.


Armed with a description of the carjackers, police have saturated roads around Brisbane in the hunt for the pair.

They are described by Shane as being Aboriginal in appearance and having neck tattoos and were both wearing black jumpers and black pants.

It’s understood the armed duo, who are now also in possession of Shane’s wallet and house keys, used his Blue Ford Falcon in a petrol drive-off at another service station near College View, around 20km’s east of Helidon.

It was then reported to have been involved in a second petrol drive-off around two hours later at North Lakes, around 130km away.

The vehicle has Qld number plates 813 TYX and the words “WWW.TOOWOOMBASPEEDWAY” printed down the left side of the vehicle and “You Are Following A SpeedWay Fan” across the back bumper.

The vehicle has Qld number plates 813 TYX and several ‘Speedway’ bumper stickers PHOTO: Supplied

Shane Gundry (right) and his 10-year-old son Treye (left) PHOTOS: Supplied

Although Shane and his young son were not physically harmed during the incident, they were left very shaken up.

“They are okay but very shaken up as a gun was pulled on them both and my brother is only 10,” Shane’s step-daughter Shai told myGC.

“They have taken the car with the keys and house keys and wallet and took money from my brother also.”

Anyone who spots the blue Ford pictured above is urged not to approach it, but to call triple 000 immediately.

Anyone who may have any other information that could assist police with their investigation should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

This is a breaking news story. No further information was available at the time of writing.