A couple were doused in petrol during a terrifying home
invasion in Brisbane at the weekend.
Police say four men armed with a knife and a machete poured
petrol over a 64-year-old woman and a 63-year-old man, and
threatened to set them alight if they did not hand over
One assailant allegedly struck the woman in the face, leaving
a cut under her eye.
The group fled the house in Bridge Street in Wooloowin in the
city's north with jewellery and a purse containing cash about
2.30am on Sunday.
The men are believed to have left the scene in two vehicles,
including a silver sport utility vehicle.
All four men wore balaclavas during the incident.