13-year-old teenager charged over burglary and wounding in Coorparoo

A 13-year-old boy has been charged over an alleged home invasion in Coorparoo that left Wallaby legend Toutai Kefu fighting for life.

Police allege the teenager attended the house on Buena Vista Avenue with two other boys, both 15, early Monday morning and were confronted by Mr Kefu and his family as the youths attempted to steal their car.

Wallabies and Queensland Reds legend Toutai Kefu was left fighting for life following an alleged shocking home invasion in Coorparoo on Monday. Two boys, 13 and 15, have been charged by police.Source:AFP

Mr Kefu suffered serious stab wounds in the ensuing altercation and his wife, son and daughter were also injured.

It is also alleged the boy was involved in a burglary and unlawful use of a silver Hyundai SUV from a Forest Lake home around 2.15am on Monday, prior to the incident at Mr Kefu’s home.

The vehicle is yet to be located.

Investigators have urged anyone who knows the whereabouts of the Hyundai – registration 435VJP – to come forward.Source:Supplied

Police investigations into the incident are ongoing and investigators are urging anyone who has seen the silver Hyundai to contact authorities.

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with four counts of attempted murder and several other offences stemming from the alleged altercation.

Another boy, 15, remains in hospital under police guard. He has not yet been charged.

The 13-year-old boy has been charged with burglary for the involvement at the Coorparoo home.

Police at the crime scene at Mr Kefu’s Coorparoo house.Source:News Corp Australia

He was also charged with burglary and unlawful use of a motor vehicle over the Forest Lake matter.

The boy appeared in Brisbane Children’s Court on Tuesday where he was remanded in custody to reappear on August 20.

Media were refused access to the courtroom by the presiding magistrate.

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