Robyn Sinclair (pictured) hid in her bedroom with her husband and their two children, aged five and seven, as youths attempted to smash the door down early Wednesday morning

A mother was forced to barricade her door to protect her young children as a gang of teenagers attempted to break into her home.

Robyn Sinclair, who lives in the southside Brisbane suburb of Morningside, hid in her bedroom with her husband and their two children, aged five and seven cuddled under blankets, as a pack of youths attempted to smash the door down early Wednesday.

Police alleged the incident may be part of a three-day crime spree involving multiple home invasions and stolen cars across Queensland’s south-east.

‘They came through the house, screaming for keys, they were looking for our cars,’ Ms Sinclair told Nine News.

‘My children and my husband and I were barricaded inside our bedroom, leaning up against the door trying to stop them from kicking the door down.

‘There was a lot of force used to the point the door jam was broken, the door handle lock had been pulled out of the wall.’

The terrified family rang triple-0 during the onslaught.  

‘We kept screaming at the intruders that the police were on the way hoping that would deter them,’ Ms Sinclair recalled.

Robyn Sinclair (pictured) hid in her bedroom with her husband and their two children, aged five and seven, as youths attempted to smash the door down early Wednesday morning

Robyn Sinclair (pictured) hid in her bedroom with her husband and their two children, aged five and seven, as youths attempted to smash the door down early Wednesday morning

A spokesperson for Queensland Police told Daily Mail Australia that 'shortly after 1.30am unknown offenders have gained access to a house and attempted to locate car keys'

A spokesperson for Queensland Police told Daily Mail Australia that ‘shortly after 1.30am unknown offenders have gained access to a house and attempted to locate car keys’

‘If anything, it just egged them on. 

‘It’s sad that we feel like we have to put ourselves on high alert.’

A picture of the couple’s battered bedroom door showed it heavily marked with multiple footprints. 

Ms Sinclair’s husband Doug Newnham said he saw the ‘shadow of a knife’ when he was confronted by a group of hooded teenagers in his hallway. 

‘It’s terrifying today. It’ll be terrifying tomorrow, it will be terrifying for a little while I think,’ he told the Cairns Post.

‘I wouldn’t have cared if they robbed us blind, I wouldn’t have cared as long as everybody’s safe.’

 ‘My only what if is what if they had gotten through the door.’

His biggest concern was the potential effect the harrowing ordeal may have on his young children long-term

A picture of the couple's battered bedroom door showed it heavily marked with multiple footprints (pictured)

A picture of the couple’s battered bedroom door showed it heavily marked with multiple footprints (pictured)

Queensland Police confirmed they’re investigating the latest incident.

‘Shortly after 1.30am unknown offenders have gained access to a house and attempted to locate car keys,’ a spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia.

‘A resident interrupted the incident and the offenders made threats, damaging a wall and door, before leaving in an unknown vehicle,’ the spokesperson added. 

‘No one was physically injured, and no property was stolen.’

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