Woman confronted by knife-wielding thieves in bedroom of her Qld unit

A woman has been threatened by a pair of thieves who broke into her unit at Mareeba overnight.

Police said that just after 11.00pm, two men entered a unit on Keeble street – once inside, one of the men remained in the hallway whilst the other entered a bedroom and stole a sum of money from a purse.

A 60-year-old woman who was in the bathroom, disturbed the man and he produced a knife and threatened her.


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He then pushed the woman and inappropriately grabbed her before both men left the home.

Investigations into the robbery are underway.

One of the men is described as aboriginal in appearance, approximately 18-years-old, about 170cm tall with short dark hair.

The other man is described as aboriginal in appearance, approximately 18-years-old, about 160cm tall with dark short hair.