Shotgun blast wakes up Auckland family

A scene examination is underway (file)
A scene examination is underway (file)

An Auckland family had a frightening wake-up call when two would-be burglars fired a shotgun in their home.

Police were alerted to the robbery attempt on Kotahi Rd in Mt Wellington just before 3am on Saturday morning.

No one was injured during the break-in and the men fled shortly after.

A scene examination is underway.