A couple were threatened at gunpoint after two men forced their way into their home.
Police have now luanched a manhunt to trace the culprits following the terrifying raid which happened in Ravensworth Road, Hyde Park.
The couple were at home at around 9.45pm on Saturday when the men burst in threatening the 56-year-old woman and her 55-year-old husband with, what is believed to have been a handgun.
The woman managed to escape. Nobody was injured but the couple have been left shaken, police said.
The first man was black, in his early 30s, with a goatee beard and was muscular. It is not known what colour skin the second man had, but he was aged between 20 and 25 and was slim.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.