Pair arrested over Kurunjang home invasion

Benjamin Millar

Police have arrested two people as part of an investigation into an aggravated home invasion in Kurunjang late last year.

Gang Crime Squad detectives Melbourne Embona Taskforce and Brimbank Crime Investigation Unit executed a series of warrants in Deer Park, St Albans, Keilor Downs and Fitzroy about 5am Tuesday morning.

An 18-year-old Fitzroy man and a 17-year-old Keilor Downs youth police allege are members of the BDK street gang were both arrested.

The pair are being interviewed by police and expected to be charged later today with a number of offences.

The arrests form part of the investigation into an aggravated home invasion in Kurunjang on December 9.

Police alleged a group of males broke into the property on Highfield Way about 2.50am, armed with a range of weapons.

Two men and a woman residing at the property were threatened, with one man seriously assaulted and requiring hospitalisation.

The offenders stole a number of items and then fled.

Investigation into the incident remains ongoing. The Gang Crime Squad was established within Crime Command to target street gangs, with a focus on disrupting and preventing their criminal offending.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at