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Aggravated burglary, Plymouth

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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 101@dc.police.uk, 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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