Elderly couple threatened with a knife after three men raid Northamptonshire house


An elderly couple were threatened with a knife during a terrifying burglary at a house in Northamptonshire.

Three men with knives forced their way into the property in High Street, Weston Favell Village, Northampton, at about 11.15pm on Sunday, 18 October,

They carried out a search and stole items, before leaving. The victims were not seriously injured but were distressed by the incident.

A police spokesperson said: “We believe that someone out there will have information that could assist us in this investigation. We are appealing to them to do the right thing and contact us or Crimestoppers anonymously.

“This was a nasty burglary on two elderly victims and we really need to identify those responsible.”

Anyone with any information can call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.