Businessmen offer £20k reward after burglars torture elderly couple

A group of businessmen in Kent have posted a £20,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of burglars who poured boiling water over an elderly couple in the village of Halstead.

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Businessmen want to help track down violent burglars

A reward of twenty thousand pounds is being offered to help catch a gang of burglars responsible for a shocking attack on an elderly couple.

It's being put up by a group of businessmen who were appalled at the violence of the assault. The pensioners were tortured for two hours and had boiling water poured over them at their home near Sevenoaks. Tom Savvides reports.

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Reward of £20,000 after couple tortured in home

A reward of twenty-thousand-pounds is being offered to help catch a gang of burglars responsible for a shocking attack on an elderly couple. It's being - put up - by a group of businessmen after seeing our report on last night's programme. The pensioners were tortured for two hours and had boiling water poured over them at their home near Sevenoaks. Tom Savvides reports.

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Local businessmen 'appalled' at attack on couple put up £20,000 reward to find violent burglars

A couple were attacked by burglars in their own home in Halstead, Kent

A reward of £20,000 is being offered to anyone who can help catch the burglars responsible for a shocking attack on two pensioners in Kent in their own home.

The money is being put up by four local businessman who have been appalled at the crime. The man and woman who were targeted had boiling water poured on them over two hours of torture at their home in the village of Halstead near Sevenoaks. The couple are being treated for life-changing injuries in hospital. One of the businessmen who posted the reward - David Barker, told us that those responsible must be found.

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