Efits issued after couple forced to hand over valuables from their Euston home

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POLICE have issued efits of the two men who are wanted in connection with an aggravated burglary at Euston on Tuesday.

Two men forced a couple to hand over jewellery and antique items after submitted them to a terrifying ordeal.

They threatened and then separated them forcing them to go round their home to enable the burglars to steal valuable items.

The c ouple were then restrained in their bedroom and further antique items were stolen before the men left.

The burglary happened between 9.30pm and 10.30pm.

Police say a blue Volvo was stolen from outside the house but found abandoned nearby in the village.

The couple were able to free themselves and called police, and units including a dog handler, the force helicopter and officers from Norfolk searched the area.

Detective Inspector Karl Smith said: “This was a very frightening incident for the couple who were threatened in their own home and had many items of monetary and sentimental value stolen. Neither of them was injured but they were extremely shaken.”

The first offender is described as white, in his late 30s, of slim build and between 5ft 6ins and 5ft 8ins tall. He was wearing a dark coloured hooded top with the hood up and gloves, and spoke with a London or Essex accent.

The second offender is described as white, younger than the first man and taller. He had a pallid complexion and short dark hair, and was wearing a black hooded top with the hood up.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Sergeant Carl Dye on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers 0800 555111.