Five men in hoodies, masks, and gloves tried to trick a homeowner into letting them in for a robbery by pretending to be 'a random kid' and pleading for help.
Frightening security footage showed the group of thugs lurking around their target's house on a quiet street in Tarneit, in Melbourne's west, at 11pm on Tuesday.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
When the leader knocked on the front door, the terrified owner could be heard asking 'who's there?' from inside.
Pictured: A man in a face mask, black hoodie and gloves tries to trick a man into opening his front door
'I need help,' the man replied, without a sense of urgency.
'Who's there?' the owner asked again.
The would-be thief then changed his tactic and, in a deep voice, said: 'It's a random kid, I need help.'