Two people to be charged over Caveside home invasion

A man has been charged and a woman will be proceeded against by summons in relation to a home invasion at Caveside in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Detectives from Launceston CIB today searched a house in Prospect and recovered property allegedly stolen during the incident.

About 3am on Sunday, 26 April three people reportedly entered a residence at Caveside, waking the elderly resident, and allegedly stole a number of items including jewellery and electronics.

A 30 year old Prospect man has been charged with aggravated burglary and stealing. He has been remanded in custody and is expected to appear in court in Launceston at 3:30pm today.

A 25 year old Prospect woman will be charged on summons in relation to property offences.

Launceston CIB are continuing investigations in to the matter.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Launceston CIB on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333 000 or online at