Elderly couple robbed in home

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AN ELDERLY couple have been robbed at knife point in their Bispham home.

Two offenders demanded money from the elderly man and woman before escaping the property with £1,500 in cash and a Tissot watch.

The incident happened at around 8.15pm on Wednesday, February 20.

Det Con James Edmonds, from Blackpool CID, said: “his is an extremely alarming and nasty attack on an elderly couple in their own home.

“I would reassure the public that offences of this type are rare and a team of officers is working on the case and we’re currently pursuing some positive lines of enquiry.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.

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