Footage from the brazen carjack at Helidon this morning
Footage from the brazen carjack at Helidon this morning Nine News

Father, son held-up with at gunpoint in carjacking

UPDATE: Police are investigating after a Toowoomba father and son were held at gunpoint and had their car stolen from a Helidon petrol station on the weekend.

Shane Gundry and his 12-year-old son Treye were returning to Toowoomba from a cancelled go kart race when Mr Gundry noticed the cheap fuel at Pacific Fuels.

Before Mr Gundry could make it to the bowser, a man had threatened him with a chisel and demanded his keys.

When he raced around to the other side of the car to grab his son another man pulled a gun on him.

The two men fled the scene in Mr Gundry's car, travelling westbound on the Warrego Hwy and were later spotted stealing fuel from a petrol station in College View. 

The stolen car is a blue 2000 Ford Falcon with Queensland registration 813-TYX.

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. 

BREAKING: A TOOWOOMBA father and son were held at gunpoint and had their car stolen from a petrol station in the Lockyer Valley.

Shane Gundry and his 12-year-old son Treye were returning to Toowoomba from a weekend in Brisbane when they were carjacked at Pacific Fuels service station in Helidon. 

The pair is currently dealing with police, but Mr Gundry's daughter Peggy has put a call-out on Facebook to track down the stolen car. 

"They were filling up and two guys decided they would be their target," she told The Chronicle. 

"They took my dad's car at gunpoint." 

The blue Ford Falcon stolen from a petrol station in Helidon.
The blue Ford Falcon stolen from a petrol station in Helidon.

"My brother is only 12 so he's going to be traumatised." 

A Queensland Police Service media spokesman confirmed at 10.20am a vehicle was stolen from Pacific Fuels service station in Helidon.

He said the same vehicle was used at 11.15am to steal fuel from a petrol station on the Warrego Hwy at College View.

"The driver stayed in the vehicle and the passenger fueled up. The passenger got back in the vehicle and they took off without paying," he said. 

"Police are returning with the victims. Detectives will return to the station tomorrow for footage." 

Mr Gundry was driving a blue Ford Falcon with Toowoomba Speedway stickers.

The number plate is 813TYX.

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. 



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