Home invasion at Bankstown

An investigation is underway following a home invasion in Sydney’s south west overnight.

About 12.40am (Wednesday 30 September 2020), officers from Bankstown Police Area Command were called to a unit on Meredith Street, Bankstown, after reports of a home invasion.

Police have been told four unknown men forced entry into the unit after a resident answered a knock at the front door.

The men threatened the two female residents with a firearm and knife. The group stole alcohol and cash, before fleeing the scene in a vehicle.

The women and a baby – aged 56, 22 and two months – were not physically injured.

A crime scene was established, which has been forensically examined by specialist police.

Detectives have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident and anyone who may have information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Bankstown Police Station on (02) 9783 2199.

Inquiries continue.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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