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Northern Ireland couple tied up and threatened with guns in Banbridge armed robbery

Published 04/10/2016

Police are investigating and have appealed for witnesses.
Police are investigating and have appealed for witnesses.

A Banbridge couple were left in shock after they were tied up in an armed robbery.

The incident happened at their house in the Chinauley Park area on Monday night at around 8.30pm.

The couple, aged in their 30s, answered a knock on the door at around 8.30pm only to be confronted by three men, two armed with firearms.

The men tied the couple up and demanded money before ransacking the house.

They fled with a sum of cash and the family car, a white Mercedes CLA 45. The couple were not physically injured but left shocked by their ordeal, police said.

One of the men is described as being aged in his mid-30s or early 40s, of medium build and height and with dark brown stubble.

The second male is described as being approximately 6’ tall and well built. The third male is described as being approximately 5’5” tall and of slim build.

Police are appealing for information.

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