Police investigate home invasion – Burwood

Investigations are underway following a home invasion in Sydney’s inner-west today.

About 1.30pm (Monday 20 January 2020), police were called to a home on Brooklyn Street, Burwood, after reports of a home invasion.

Police were told between four to five males entered the home armed with a firearm, knife, electronic stun device and a hammer, and demanded money.

Two men, aged 59 and 33, were restrained and tasered during the incident.

A 7-year-old boy was also home at the time. He was not injured.

The group of men believed to be African in appearance – with their faces and hands covered in black surgical masks and gloves – stole cash before fleeing the scene in two vehicles.

Officers attached to Burwood Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

As inquiries continue, anyone who may have information, dashcam footage or CCTV are urged to contact Burwood Police Station on (02) 9745 8499 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000

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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