Huntingdonshire Couple Tied Up By Armed Burglars

2 August 2014, 06:00

Police are investigating a burglary in which a Huntingdonshire couple were tied up in their own home by masked men.

The aggravated burglary took place at about 10.30pm on Thursday night (July 31) at the property in High Street in the village of Pidley.

Four men, all wearing black balaclavas, forced their way in through a rear door and tied up a man and a woman, who are in their 60s, with cable. A third elderly female relative was also present but was not tied up.

One of the burglars, who was holding a screwdriver and crowbar, stayed with the victims and demanded money.

They eventually made off with cash and a watch.

The only other description of the men is they were wearing light clothing.

DC Andy Bond, who is investigating, said he was particularly keen to speak to anyone who had seen a dark Jaguar car in the area at the time: "This was a cowardly crime, which must have been terrifying for the elderly victims.

I would urge anyone who was in the area to consider if they saw or heard anything suspicious.

Any information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, could help bring these people to justice."

Contact DC Bond on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.