Arrest following aggravated home invasion in Donvale

Detectives from the Eastern Region Crime Squad have arrested a man following an aggravated home invasion which occurred in Donvale on 29 June 2023.

Officers attended an address in Hoppers Crossing earlier today and arrested a 23-year-old man from Hoppers Crossing.

He has been charged with aggravated home invasion, false imprisonment, common law assault and theft.

He will appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court later today.

The charges relate to an alleged aggravated home burglary which occurred at a residence on Beckett Road shortly after 9pm on 29 June 2023.

A 65-year-old woman and a 67-year-old man were allegedly assaulted, threatened at knifepoint and tied up before their property was ransacked and watches and jewellery stolen.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing, with detectives believing a number of other people were involved.

Investigators have again released an image of a man they believe may be able to assist with their enquires.

Anyone with further information that could assist investigators is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at

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