An elderly couple have been left badly shaken after being robbed in their own home with masked men brandishing weapons including a pitchfork.
Detectives in Lurgan are investigating the aggravated burglary in the Monroe Avenue area shortly before 6am today, (Sunday).
Detective Sergeant Stewart said: “It was reported that a number of masked men armed with weapons, including a pitchfork, had entered a house in the area demanding money. They rummaged through the house, taking a purse, before making off in a white car.
“The occupants, an older couple, have not reported any physical injuries, but this was a terrifying and frightening ordeal for them which will have left them shaken.
“An investigation is underway and detectives are appealing for anyone in the area with CCTV or dash-cam footage which could assist them with their enquiries, to contact them on 101, quoting reference number 350 of 08/01/23 . A report can also be submitted online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/ or you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/.”