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Police investigate after elderly couple robbed in their own home in Ayr

Police Scotland is making enquiries after an elderly couple were robbed in their own home in Ayr on Monday 13 March 2017.

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Around 1000 hours three men forced entry to the property in St Phillans Avenue, Ayr and threatened the couple before stealing a quantity of jewellery and money.

The men then made off in the direction of Forehill Road.

The suspects have been described as being in their late teens to mid-20s and wearing dark clothing and baseball caps.

Detective Constable Chris Rae from Ayr CID said: “This was a terrifying ordeal for an elderly couple who have been left badly shaken by what happened.

“Officers are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen three men matching the above description in the Forehill area around the time of the incident.

“We are also keen to trace a small white car with three men within, which was seen in St Phillans Avenue prior to the robbery taking place.

"Police are also appealing to anyone who may have been driving within St Phillans Avenue area with access to an in car camera to make contact with police.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact officers at Ayr CID via 101. Alternatively you can call CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111 where details can be given in confidence.”


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