Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Mum-to-Be and Family Flee Home after Gang-Raid Terror ; Pregnant Woman Is Threatened by Thugs One Told Her: Give Us the Money or I'll Kill You

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Mum-to-Be and Family Flee Home after Gang-Raid Terror ; Pregnant Woman Is Threatened by Thugs One Told Her: Give Us the Money or I'll Kill You

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APREGNANT mum and her family have fled their home after a terrifying robbery.

The woman was in her flat with her husband and two sons, aged three and 18 months, when four men wearing balaclavas burst in.

Police say the woman, 28, who was eight months' pregnant, screamed for help as she was bundled into the children's bedroom.

She and her husband were attacked and the woman was told: 'Give us the money or I will kill you' by one of the thugs, who pointed at her unborn child. Her husband begged the robbers to let his wife comfort her youngest child, who was crying, but they refused. The thugs then ransacked every room in the house being fleeing empty- handed.

Police are now appealing to anyone who has information about the robbery to come forward.

They have issued CCTV pictures of men they want to question. 'This were subjected a and frightening ordeal' The burglary happened in Woden Street, Ordsall, Salford, at about 9.35pm on July 19. Pc Michelle Ingham said: "This family were subjected to a prolonged and frightening ordeal which we suspect might have been a case of mistaken identity. …

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