Elderly man threatened with knife during robbery - three people arrested

First published in News

THREE people have been arrested after an elderly man was threatened with a knife during a robbery at his Leominster home.

Two men entered the property in Green Lane at around 6pm on Sunday.

It is alleged that the first man held a knife towards the householder and demanded money.

The second man pushed the elderly victim to the floor before stealing his wallet.

The victim - a man in his 70s - suffered minor injuries from the fall and was left extremely shaken by the incident.

Two men - both in their 20s - were arrested this morning (Wednesday) on suspicion of robbery in connection with the incident.

A woman - also in her 20s - was arrested yesterday (Tuesday), again on suspicion of robbery.

All three are currently being held in custody at Hereford police station.

Anyone with information can call police on 101.

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