Aggravated burglars caught in Morwell

The police were able to catch up with the offenders after their burglary.

The police were able to catch up with the offenders after their burglary.

A Drouin man who was allegedly stabbed, bound and placed in the boot of a car was able to escape his captors and flag down a passing car late on Sunday night.
A man and woman were in custody at Morwell Police Station yesterday afternoon after being arrested at a house in Chestnut Drv, Morwell in relation to the aggravated burglary.
The aggravated burglary occurred at a Weebar Rd, Drouin home at about 11pm on Sunday night.
Detectives sergeant Gordon Hynd said the victim was known to police and it was not a random attack.
He said the attack was linked to other criminal activity.
Det sgt Hynd said the 34-year-old victim was in his self-contained bungalow at the back of the property when he opened the door to five offenders.
One of the offenders, a woman, was known to him.
Detectives said the Drouin man was allegedly assaulted with a knife and a hammer which resulted in a wound to his scalp and his hand was slashed by the knife.


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