Woman Attacked As Child Slept in Next Room

29 October 2010, 11:39 | Updated: 29 October 2010, 12:54

A woman has been tied up and robbed in her own home whilst her 7-year old child slept in the next room.

Two men forced their way into the house in Old Bedford Road in Luton between 5 and 6 o’clock on Wednesday morning (October 27th).

They tied them woman up and punched her in the back before making off with cash and jewellery.

Bedfordshire police say both men are white and spoke with Irish accents.

PC Sophie McGarth has told us:

"This has happened at a property which is on one of Luton's major roads and it is possible that passersby or motorists may have seen the men before or after the burglary.  I would appeal to these people to come forward and tell the police exactly what they saw."

Anyone with information can contact PC McGrath at Luton Police Station, in confidence, on 01582 394331, or text information to 07786 200011, or contact Crimestoppers, anonymously ends