Violent home invasion at Banora Point prompts police appeal


TWEED POLICE are investigating a violent home invasion that occurred at Banora Point on Sunday, December 3, at about 3.30am.

Police said they received reports of a break-in at a home on Firestone Drive, where a man and a woman had forcibly entered the property and threatened a male resident with a knife.

The pair then assaulted the resident and tied him up.

“The resident, a 41-year-old man, was able to escape and notify authorities,” police said.

“He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics for facial injuries, but declined hospital treatment.”

Officers searching the house located a woman inside and she was arrested and taken to Tweed Heads Police Station, where she is currently assisting police with inquiries.

Tweed police have appealed for further information to track down the home invader.

“He is described as being about 35-years-old, of Caucasian appearance with black hair and was wearing a grey top and black-coloured jeans,” police said.

The man stole a silver-coloured Ford Kuga SUV from the property which had NSW registration “04LIFE”.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Tweed Heads Police (07) 5506 9499 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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