Aggravated burglary, Plymouth
Appeal after elderly couple are threatened with knife
Police investigating an aggravated burglary in Plymouth, in which an elderly couple were threatened with a knife, have appealed for information.
Officers want to identify a masked male suspect who targeted an address in Taunton Place at around 5.30pm on Sunday 5 January and demanded money from its occupants.
He gained entry to the property through the back door and was said to be brandishing a large knife.
The victims, aged in their 80s, refused to hand over any money and the offender fled the scene.
The suspect was wearing dark-coloured clothing and had a grey or black face covering.
Anyone with information is urged to call police on 101, or email email@example.com, quoting crime reference number CR/01422/20.
Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111, or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org
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