Detectives are investigating a violent burglary incident on the Gold Coast early this morning.
Around 4am, two men wearing balaclavas and one armed with a firearm entered the rear yard of a Fullerton Street address.
The men then forced entry to the residence where they confronted the male and female occupants inside.
The 44-year-old male occupant ran from the residence to a nearby service station to alert police.
The men then pushed the 39-year-old female occupant to ground before fleeing the area on foot.
A crime scene was declared with detectives and forensic officers in attendance.
Investigations are continuing.
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