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Bulli Pass Armed robbery

police 2TWO armed men have forced entry to a home on Bulli Pass shortly after 5.30am on Tuesday.

The men were believed to have been armed with handguns when they entered the home and made demands of the residents, a 45-year-old man, 47-year-old woman and 10-year-old boy.

Police have appealed for information from the community after an aggravated break and entry when the men forced the front door of the premises.

The two men were believed to have been armed with handguns when they entered the home and made demands of the residents, a 45-year-old man, 47-year-old woman and 10-year-old male.

As the men ransacked the house, the woman and child escaped through a window to a neighbouring home, whilst the man barricaded himself in a room of the premises.

Both men fled from the premises in a silver coloured sedan. The men have only been described as wearing balaclavas and gloves.

No one was injured during the incident.

 

About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of Australian pubs and associated industries for over 30 years. He is working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick managed several community newspapers. He has been editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), the Sydney city newspaper, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.

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