Campsie Local Area Command
Police Seek Public Assistance Following Home Invasion – Roselands
Police are seeking public assistance following a home invasion in Sydney’s south west yesterday afternoon.
About 5.30pm a 42-year-old man, a 38-year-old woman, a 16-year-old boy and an 11-year-old girl were in a home on Violet Street, Roselands, when a knock was heard at the front door.
When the woman answered the door a man allegedly pushed the woman and entered the home, followed by three other men. Two of the men were carrying firearms.
The men allegedly pushed the woman to the ground before tying her hands and feet. The man and two children attempted to assist the woman and were also forced to the ground.
The four men demanded money from the victims before ransacking the house, stealing a number of items, and leaving the home.
Police and emergency services were notified and attended the home a short time later.
The man, woman and children were treated at the scene for minor injuries. No shots were fired during the incident.
A crime scene was established and examined by specialist officers.
Three of the men were described to Police as being in their late 20s to early 30s, about 165-170cm tall of Asian appearance. One of the three men is described as having a thin build and was last seen wearing a fluorescent yellow top.
The fourth man is described as being of Indian/Pakistani appearance.
Investigations into the incident are continuing and Police urge anyone with information about the incident to contact Campsie Police via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.