Australia bandits seek cash posted on Facebook

Robbed wrong home after teenager posted a photo on FB of a large pile of her grandmother's savings

Written by Agencies | Sydney | Published:May 28, 2012 2:20 pm

Two masked bandits robbed the wrong Australian home hours after a teenager posted a photo on Facebook of a large pile of her grandmother’s savings.

New South Wales state police said Monday that the men,armed with a club and a knife,struck the home of the 17-year-old’s mother in the country town of Bundanoon on Thursday night,but were told the daughter no longer lived there.

The bandits searched the house and took a small amount of cash as well as other property before leaving. No one was injured.

Police said that earlier Thursday,the girl had posted a picture on her Facebook page of a “large sum of cash” she had helped count at her 72-year-old grandmother’s home in Sydney,120 kilometers (75 miles) northeast of Bundanoon.

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