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Bedfordshire Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was threatened with what appeared to be a handgun and a knife during an aggravated burglary in Luton in the early hours of Sunday morning (Jan 5).
The incident took place at around 2.45am when the victim awoke to find two offenders in his home in Cranleigh Gardens, Luton. The offenders threatened the victim before stealing £200 in cash and his iPhone. The pair then fled the property along Fountains Road towards Culverhouse Road.
The offender armed with the handgun is described as being a white male, around five feet six inches tall, dressed in black clothing and wearing a balaclava. The second offender – armed with a kitchen knife – was a black male, around six feet two inches tall, wearing dark clothing and a balaclava.
Detective Constable Ben Stone, who is investigating the incident, is keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the area at the time and may have seen the offenders either before or after the raid.
DC Stone said: “This was a terrifying ordeal for the victim who genuinely feared that he would be harmed if he did not hand over his belongings. I would urge anyone with information about this crime to come forward and talk to us. Even the smallest pieces of information, which may not seem relevant, could be important.”
If you have information relating to this incident, contact DC Stone, in confidence, on 01582 394471, the non-emergency number 101, or text information to 07786 200011.
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