The Metropolitan Police has issued an appeal for help after a woman was punched in the face by burglars who threatened to kidnap her 5 year-old daughter. The two men stole a large amount of gold jewellery, valued at £40,000, from her home in Mitcham on Wednesday evening.
The suspects are described as black, aged in their late teens or early 20s, and were wearing bandanas and hoods.
Anyone with information that may assist police should call Merton CID on 020 8649 3118 or, to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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