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Appeal after elderly couple burgled in Coppull

November 19, 2014, 2:25 pm

Police are appealing for information after an aggravated burglary at a house in Coppull.

At about 8.20pm last night (Tuesday, November 18th) two men broke into a house on Coppull Moor Lane, Coppull.

One of the intruders threatened the elderly home owners, a man and woman in their 90s, and their son, aged 63, with a crowbar and screwdriver and the other searched the house stealing a quantity of cash and pension books.

Thankfully the victims were not hurt but were left extremely shaken by the ordeal.

The offenders are described as a man, about 6ft tall, slim build dressed in all dark clothing. The second man was about 5ft 9ins, stocky build, wearing a black cap and dark/black clothing.

Det Sgt Ian Derbyshire, of South CID, said: “This was an extremely nasty crime which has left the vulnerable victims very shaken up, although thankfully unhurt.

“I would appeal for anyone with information to get in touch with us.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 1264 of Tuesday, November 18th.

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