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Couple held at gunpoint in Doncaster robbery

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A terrified couple were held at gunpoint while their home was burgled in Doncaster.

At around 11.30pm on Friday, the couple were upstairs in bed at their house in Branton when they heard noises downstairs.

Going to investigate, the couple found three masked men reportedly armed with handguns.

The couple, a 52-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman, were allegedly forced to the floor in a bedroom and held at gunpoint while their house was searched.

The three men, who are described as wearing dark clothing with balaclavas and gloves, fled the scene after stealing money, jewellery and mobile phones.

Officers believe the suspects may have left in a vehicle, although none was seen.

The man and woman were not injured but have been left shaken by the incident.

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting incident number 1260 of 21 March 2014. Alternatively, people can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

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