A woman in her 80s and her sister were threatened with screwdrivers after three men forced entry to a property in Davyhulme yesterday afternoon.

They stole cash and a mobile phone before making off from the scene on Welwyn Close

Two of the offenders are described as white and aged in their 20s. The third is described as white and around 16-years-old.

Police are conducting enquiries in the area and are reviewing CCTV footage, including footage relating to a silver vehicle – possibly a VW Passat which may be linked to the incident.

Detective Inspector Terry Chatterton said: “This was a cowardly robbery that has targeted an elderly woman and her sister in their own home, leaving them understandably terrified.

“We would ask anyone who knows anything about this incident to contact police immediately.”

Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 0945/0195 quoting incident number 1233 of 20/09/18 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


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