Women, 55, held while gang of masked men searched Northampton home and stole cash

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Three masked men broke into a house in Northampton and held down a woman who was inside.

The three men broke into the house in Crofters Close in Hunsbury, with one of them taking hold of the 55-year-old woman who was inside the property.

The victim was not injured in the incident but was left very shaken

Northamptonshire Police

The other two searched the house and they all ran off in the direction of Rowtree Road with cash they had stolen from inside.

All three offenders were men in their late teens or early 20s and about 5ft 8in tall. They wore dark clothing and had masks over their faces.

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said: “The victim was not injured in the incident but was left very shaken.”

The robbery happened at about 10pm on Saturday March 28.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have any information regarding it.

Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 111 222.