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A traumatized mother has described the moment she begged for her child’s life when a group of machete-wielding men allegedly broke into the house Melbourne family home.

The young couple were woken by the sound of a car pulling into the driveway of their Keilor Park home.

According to Victoria Police, the 33-year-old father ran to the front of his home after hearing a car parked outside at 10.50pm on Wednesday night.

A traumatized mother has described the moment she begged for her baby’s life after a group of men allegedly broke into her Melbourne home with machetes. (Nine)

The homeowner saw a group of six men run towards a Mercedes B G63 van before they allegedly drove straight towards him.

Seconds later, the gang allegedly broke into the house armed with machetes and demanded the family’s car keys while threatening their one-year-old baby.

The parents, who did not want to be named, said they handed over the keys and fled for their lives.

“There’s no doubt in my mind that if they catch us we’re dead,” the 31-year-old told 9News.

“I was like ‘please, I have a baby, I have a baby’ [they said] We don’t care about your children.

“They were like demons, possessed.”

The family of three woke up to find a Mercedes-Benz G Wagon driving into their driveway, minutes later a gang of five allegedly broke into their Keilor Park home. (Nine)

When the mother delivered the baby to him, the father jumped the fence and went back to rescue their dog. She then followed her partner over the fence.

The family made it out to the street safely and waited for the police to arrive with the help of neighbors.

The group allegedly fled the home in the family’s white Volkswagen Golf before police arrived.

The couple said they were so traumatized by the incident that they didn’t want to go home.

“It’s not that we don’t feel safe here. It doesn’t feel safe almost anywhere.”

Investigators arrested four men at a Yarraville home yesterday and charged three of them.

The couple escaped by jumping over a fence in their backyard. (Nine)

A 16-year-old man was arrested and has been bailed to appear in Children’s Court later.

A 17-year-old Wyndham Vale man and an 18-year-old Albion man have both been remanded in custody.

A 22-year-old Yarraville man has been released pending further inquiries.

Police are still looking for two other suspects who are said to be of African appearance.

Investigators are also looking for a gray 2016 Mercedes station wagon with the license plate number: CAX285.

Police believe the parties did not know each other.

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