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Appeal for Witnesses Robbery Dumbreck Area Glasgow

Alert message sent 08/11/2019 10:58:00

Information sent on behalf of Neighbourhood Watch Scotland

Police in Glasgow are appealing for witnesses after two elderly women were robbed within a house in the Dumbreck area.

The incident happened between 1pm and 1.30pm on Monday, 4 November, 2019 within a property on Dumbreck Road, near to the junction with Torridon Avenue.

Two men forced their way into the house and robbed a 71-year-old woman at knifepoint. She wasn't injured. The suspects were then disturbed by a 71-year-old woman who came into the house and they also robbed her. She suffered minor injuries. They stole a four figure sum of cash and jewellery.

A third man was waiting in a vehicle outside the house and the two suspects left with him, driving north towards the Govan area.

 The first suspect is described as white, medium build, tall wearing a black balaclava and dark clothing.
 The second suspect is described as black, medium build, tall wearing a balaclava and dark clothing.
 The third suspect is described as around 5ft 9in tall, medium to heavy build, around 30-years-old with short dark hair. He was wearing a blue checked shirt.

Detective Constable James Clark, of Govan Community Investigations Unit, said: "The house was completely ransacked by the suspects and this was an extremely upsetting experience for both women.

"Our enquiries are ongoing however we're appealing to anyone who was in the area around that time who witnessed this, or saw anything suspicious, to contact us."
Those with information should contact police on 101 quoting incident number 1894 of 4 November 2019 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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