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Police in Cumbria are appealing for witnesses after an elderly couple were tied up and robbed in their own home.
The robbery happened on Tuesday 2nd Octboer at castle Oval in Kendal. The couple's home was broken into by four men wearing masks carrying a crow bar.
The couple were tied up and thousands of pounds worth of cash were stolen along with other items.
Police believe the couple were specifically targeted. he group wore masks but one male has been described as having a north east accent.
After about quarter of an hour the couple managed to free themselves and raise the alarm with a neighbour.
Cumbria police have now widened their search to the north east.
Detective Sergeant Mark Kerley said: