Couple tied up in their own home in terrifying village robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses

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A couple have been left badly shaken after three men stormed into their home tied them up and demanded money.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the robbery which took place in Kersey at around 5.40pm yesterday, Monday November 29.

Three offenders entered the house demanding money from the two occupants before then tying the victims up. One of the victims, a man, was then assaulted by one of the suspects who punched him in the face and head. The victim has sustained facial injuries which required medical treatment. The woman was uninjured but was very shaken by the incident.

The offenders carried out a search of the property before fleeing with a sum of cash.

Officers attended the scene before 6pm and made a search of the area but no suspects were located.

The suspects are reported as being three white men, one described as being in his thirties, about 5 feet 10 inches tall, of heavy build, unshaven with blue eyes. He was wearing a dark hooded top , grey tracksuit bottoms and grey and yellow trainers.

The other two men are described as being in their mid thirties, around 6 feet – 6 feet 2 inches tall, of slender build with dark hair and dark eyes. They were described as wearing dark hooded tops and trousers.

Witnesses or anybody who saw anything suspicious at the time or who has any information are asked to call Police on 101 reference 68735/16. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.