Terrifying Maribyrnong home invasion: Police hunt gang of six
A man has been bashed in a violent home invasion at Maribyrnong this morning.
As many as six offenders broke into the Fabian Court home shortly before 4am.
A male resident aged in his 50s was bashed over the head with a golf club.
He suffered head injuries and was taken to hospital in a serious condition.
Police told 3AW a woman was also home but escaped injury.
The gang fled in a white Mercedes-Benz wagon, which was stolen from the property.
All suspects are of African appearance.
Sergeant Mark Anderson told Neil Mitchell it’s believed to be a random attack.
“It would appear it’s possibly random but we don’t know,” Sgt Anderson said.
“The male’s wife and his 8-year-old daughter were asleep, she appears to be quite traumatised.
“She says she saw three offenders.”
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“Horrendous,” Neil said.
“Just nightmarish stuff.”
#BREAKING – there’s been an alleged agg burg in Maribyrnong overnight. Up to six men broke in, male resident in his 50s struck to the head. Men all perceived to be African in appearance and fled in a white Mercedes-Benz B class wagon stolen from the address.
— 3AW Breakfast (@RossAndJohn) February 13, 2019