Home invasion with assault sees family put at gunpoint

POLICE are investigating a burglary that occurred early this morning in Parkinson, where two people were assaulted.

At around 3am, three men smashed a window of a Rokeby Street address, before entering the home and ransacking some rooms.

Three residents of the home, a man, a woman and a teenage girl were woken during the incident, and the three men demanded cash. One of the men produced what appeared to be a handgun.

Two of the residents became involved in a verbal altercation with the men, and were punched during the incident.

The trio fled the scene in a dark coloured sedan with cash, and other personal effects such as car keys and handbags.

The three are described as being of Pacific Islander appearance.

Investigations are continuing.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

Topics:  assault burglary home invasion

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