Two young children go missing minutes after their family’s Mercedes is ‘stolen during a terrifying home invasion’
- Home on Springfield Road in Blackburn North, Melbourne, allegedly invaded
- Family’s 2014 black Mercedes C200 sedan, rego BEQ 882, was allegedly stolen
- Five-year-old girl and three-year-old boy, both Asian, disappeared
Two young children are missing after their home was allegedly invaded and the family Mercedes stolen.
The five-year-old girl and three-year-old boy, both Asian, disappeared from the home on Springfield Road in Blackburn North, Melbourne, on Monday.
A man allegedly entered the home while the children and a woman were inside, and made off with the 2014 black Mercedes C200 sedan.
CCTV showed him leaving the house in the car about 8.45am and police arrived 10 minutes later for a welfare check – finding the two children were gone.
Police are desperately searching for this 2014 black Mercedes C200 sedan with registration BEQ 882
Police are uncertain of the details of the incident, but are desperately searching for the Mercedes with registration BEQ 882.
The vehicle is last seen driving east along Springfield Road.
The man is described as having dark skin and was wearing a black hooded jumper and a face mask at the time of the incident.
A male resident of the home, who is not believed to have been there at the time of the incident, is with police safe and well.
Detectives urged anyone who was travelling in Blackburn North from 8am with a dashcam, to check their footage for the car.
Anyone who spots the black Mercedes is urged to call Triple-0 immediately.
A stock photo of the 2014 black Mercedes C200 sedan that was stolen from the home