Man whose hire car was allegedly stolen lured to a Gold Coast high-rise then ...

Man whose hire car was allegedly stolen lured to a Gold Coast high-rise then ...
Man whose hire car was allegedly stolen lured to a Gold Coast high-rise then ...

A man has survived allegedly being robbed, bashed and shot in a 24-hour saga on the Gold Coast after the luxury car he hired to impress his girlfriend was allegedly stolen by violent thieves. 

Theo Penemenos, 27, hired a black 2020 Mercedes Benz S450L, worth an estimated $285,000, before it was allegedly stolen at gunpoint at Budds Beach, Surfer's Paradise on Thursday. 

Police allege Mr Penemenos and his girlfriend went to visit a friend when they were attacked by two men, one with a Glock handgun and the other with a 'pirate knife'.

He was forced to catch an Uber back to his home in Brisbane

The following day Mr Penemenos was allegedly lured to a high-rise unit at Lawson Street, Southport to negotiate buying back the Merc after receiving an anonymous phone call, the Courier Mail reported.

Brisbane man Theo Penemenos, 27, hired a black 2020 Mercedes Benz S450L, worth an estimated $285,000, before it was allegedly stolen at gunpoint at Surfer's Paradise

Brisbane man Theo Penemenos, 27, hired a black 2020 Mercedes Benz S450L, worth an estimated $285,000, before it was allegedly stolen at gunpoint at Surfer's Paradise

The following day Mr Penemenos, 27, was allegedly lured by an anonymous phone call high-rise unit at Lawson Street, Southport to negotiate buying back - when he was allegedly violently attacked

The following day Mr Penemenos, 27, was allegedly lured by an anonymous phone call high-rise unit at Lawson Street, Southport to negotiate buying back - when he was allegedly violently attacked

According to court documents, Mr Penemenos was sent $4,000 by his parents to pay for it and had handed over $2,000 when he was allegedly attacked by three men inside the Lawson Street apartment. 

It is alleged he was hit in the head and shot with a sawn-off shotgun on the upper right thigh through a pillow placed against his leg.

'It will be alleged that around midday today, two other men - one of whom was known to the 27-year-old

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