Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Masked Thugs Attack Three Elderly Women in Gems Raid

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Masked Thugs Attack Three Elderly Women in Gems Raid

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MASKED robbers attacked three elderly women before stealing jewellery in a terrifying robbery.

Two men went into property on Parsonage Road, Withington, before threatening and punching the victims, all aged in their 60s and 70s.

After injuring the women, the thugs fled in a vehicle - 'possibly dark-coloured' - at around 7.30pm on Sunday.

The women were later treated at the premises for cuts and bruises.

Police said the men were around 25-years-old and spoke with local accents.

They were wearing balaclavas and are both described as 'tall and slim'. One of the men was wearing a maroon-coloured coat, detectives added.

Chief Inspector Jim Ainscough, of GMP's City of Manchester Division, said: "This was a shocking and cowardly act, where three innocent women were targeted in their own home. …

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