Family Terrified By Armed Burglars

14 October 2012, 07:43 | Updated: 14 October 2012, 07:45

Police in Northampton are hunting three masked men who broke into a house and threatened six family members.

The men, who were armed with two knives, got into the home in Arbour Court at half past nine on Thursday night.

They made off with a laptop and mobile phone.

The robbers were all white. The first had tanned skin, 6ft tall, medium build, 20's or younger, wearing black clothing and a black balaclava. The second was  5ft 7'ins tall, slim build, late teens, wearing dark clothing, carrying a black backpack type bag. The third was wearing a black balaclava.

A police spokesperson, said: "Thank-fully no-one was injured during this terrible incident and we would urgently like to identify the offenders responsible."