Police Scotland is seeking witnesses following the report of an assault and robbery in Dumfries at the weekend.
Between 8pm and 9.30pm on Sunday a 78-year-old man and his 77-year-old wife were assaulted and robbed in their own home in Irongray Road in the town.
The man was taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary with significant injuries following the attack where he remains in a stable condition.
At this stage it is thought that two men and one woman were involved, and jewellery and cash with a value of over £60,000 were taken in the raid.
The first man is described as being around 6ft 1 tall, average build wearing dark clothing.
The second man is described as 5ft 9 tall, slim build and dark clothing. Both men spoke with Northern English accents.
The woman is described as around 5 foot 2 tall, larger build, pale white skin, about 40 years old with dark brown shoulder length hair and spoke with a local accent.
Police want to speak to anyone who traveled along Irongray Road or Newton Road between 8pm and 10am and has dashcam footage.
Callers can contact Police Scotland on the 101 number, and should quote the reference number 4234 of 18/8.