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Elderly couple tied up and burgled in Sheffield

Detectives are looking for two men after an elderly couple were tied up and burgled at their home in Sheffield.

Credit: Press Association

The aggravated burglary happened in the Meadowhead ares of the city at around 5.50pm yesterday evening (Thursday 14 December).

A purse, mobile phone and a small quantity of cash was taken from a 75-year-old man and 72-year-old woman who were tied up after answering the door.

Police say the men rushed past the couple and pushed the man to the floor before tying them up, five minutes after being turned away from a nearby property on Chesterfield Road.

The couple was not seriously injured.

Both men are described as: white and wearing dark clothing, possibly padded jackets.

One is approximately 55 years-old, 5ft 6ins tall of slim build, with stubble.

The other man is around 30 years-old, 5ft 7ins tall and slim.

If you have information or may know who the men are, please call 101 and quote incident number 769 of 14 December.