ELDERLY MAN TIED UP AND ROBBED IN HIS HOME BY ‘DESPICABLE’ THIEVES

DETECTIVES are investigating an aggravated burglary at the home of a man in his 80s who was tied up and robbed.

The elderly occupant was in his home on the Derrylettiff Road in Portadown with his vulnerable daughter when three masked males entered the property at around 8.30 pm last night, Sunday, November 25.

The intruders tied the homeowners hand’s and removed a ┬ásim card from one mobile phone and breaking another before ransacking a number of rooms.

The trio subsequently made off with a sum of cash.

Detective Constable Joanne Jackson said: “This despicable crime has left an older man and his daughter extremely shaken.

“We are appealing to anyone with information to please get in touch with us.

“Witnesses can call 101, quoting reference 1226 25/11/18.”

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