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Appeal as masked men break into Doddington home

An elderly couple were threatened and assaulted after masked men forced their way in to their Fenland village home.

Police are appealing for information following the incident in Doddington in the early hours of yesterday (Thursday).

It is believed three men entered the home in Primrose Hill at about 12.50am and made demands for money.

Appeal as masked men break into Doddington home.
Appeal as masked men break into Doddington home.

The two occupants, a man in his 70s and a woman in her 60s, were threatened and assaulted by the offenders, who are all described as tall and slim and were wearing balaclavas.

When the victims told the attackers police had been called all three men made off from the house.

DI Ben Newton said: “This was an extremely traumatic ordeal for the victims – I urge anyone who has any information about this incident to make contact with us so we can find who is responsible.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or report online at www.cambs.police.uk/report quoting 35/18393/20. Alternatively, report anonymously to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppers-uk.org or call 0800 555 111.

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