Burglary of elderly couple – did you witness anything?

Latest news in Yorkshire: October 03, 2018 03:44:52 PM


Police in Rotherham have issued an appeal for witnesses after a burglary
at an elderly couples’ property earlier this week.

At around 12.40pm on Wednesday 26 September, it is reported that three
unknown men knocked on the door of a property in the Greasbrough area of
Rotherham, where a man and woman in their 70s live.

They claimed that someone was trying to burgle their house. They then
entered the property and threatened the elderly couple, before taking a
quantity of cash and fleeing the scene.

Neither victim was injured, but the couple have been left extremely
distressed by the incident.

The men are described as being olive-skinned and all spoke with local

One of the men is described as being a tall man in his late 20s, of
large build, with a chunky face showing signs of stubble.

The other two men are described as being smaller in height, in their
20s, and had their faces covered.

All three men were reportedly wearing black clothing.

Do you live in the area? Did you see or hear anything suspicious?

Please call 101 quoting incident number 366 of 26 September 2018. You
can also give information to Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800
555 111.


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