Police Charged Youth Following a Violent Burglary

Assault with brick

Police Charged Youth Following a Violent Burglary

Police have charged a boy following a violent burglary incident that is alleged to have occurred in Murgon yesterday morning (October 21).

It is alleged at about 5.10am, the boy entered a residence on Harm Street and assaulted the male occupant with a brick as he slept.

The 54-year-old man sustained a laceration to his head and was transported to the Toowoomba Hospital for treatment.

As a result of investigations, the boy has also been charged in relation to a number of home burglaries that were allegedly committed in Cobb Street and Coronation Drive during the same period.

A 15-year-old Cherbourg boy has been charged with two counts of attempted enter dwelling with intent and one count each of unlawful use of motor vehicle, enter dwelling with intent and assault occasioning bodily harm whilst armed.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents is urged to contact police.

Investigations are continuing.

CRIME STOPPERS: 1800.333.000

POLICELINK: 131.444

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