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Break and enter and deprivation of liberty, West Rockhampton

Police are seeking public assistance to help identify two men and a woman after an elderly man’s home was broken into overnight in West Rockhampton.

An 86-year-old man was at a house on Boreham Street last night when two men and a woman broke into his house around 11.30pm.

They cut the man’s phone line and damaged his mobile phone and proceeded to drink alcohol from his house all night and threatened him with a knife.

The trio also used the knife to damage property in the man’s house and stole a number of items before leaving the house at some stage early this morning.

A carer called police when he went to the house this morning and found the man.

The 86-year-old didn’t suffer any physical injuries as a result of the incident.

The first man is described as Aboriginal in appearance, around 175cms tall and had short curly hair and a stubbly beard and was last seen wearing dark shorts and a t-shirt.

The second man is described as being Aboriginal in appearance, around 180cms tall and had a towel covering his face.

The woman is described as being Aboriginal in appearance and was possibly pregnant and also had a towel over her face.

Anyone who may have information that may assist the investigation is being urged to contact police.

Investigations are continuing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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