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A man has been arrested in Queensland following an alleged home invasion at Banora Point on the weekend.

Just before 3.30am on Sunday (December 3), police responded to reports of a break-in at a house on Firestone Drive.

Police allege a man and a woman broke into the house and threatened the 41-year-old male resident with a knife before assaulting him and tying him up.

The resident was able to escape and notify authorities.

Officers searching the house, locating the alleged female intruder inside.

But the male intruder escaped, stealing the resident’s car in the process.

About 8.40am on Tuesday (December 5), a 38-year-old man was arrested in Beenleigh, Queensland.

It is anticipated that he will be charged with several offences including an outstanding warrant by Queensland Police who also located the stolen vehicle in Ormeau with a quantity of alleged stolen property.

The woman appeared in Tweed Heads Local Court on Monday, December 4, charged with multiple offences.

 


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