Sunday 18 February 2018

Facebook robbers target wrong home

Two armed men who saw a picture of a 'large sum of cash' posted by a girl on her Facebook page ended up robbing the wrong home
Two armed men who saw a picture of a 'large sum of cash' posted by a girl on her Facebook page ended up robbing the wrong home

Two masked bandits robbed the wrong home hours after a teenager posted a photo on Facebook of a large pile of her grandmother's savings.

Police in New South Wales, Australia, said that the men, armed with a club and a knife, struck at the home of the 17-year-old's mother in the country town of Bundanoon on Thursday night, but were told the daughter no longer lived there.

The bandits searched the house and took a small amount of cash as well as other property before leaving. No one was injured.

Police said that earlier in the day the girl had posted a picture on her Facebook page of a "large sum of cash" she had helped count at her 72-year-old grandmother's home in Sydney, 75 miles north-east of Bundanoon.

Press Association

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