Barnsley pair quizzed over armed robbery

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A Barnsley man and woman have been arrested over an armed robbery in which a woman was tied up in her own home.

The 50-year-old man and 47-year-old woman were quizzed on suspicion of robbery before being released on bail.

A 62-year-old woman from Shirley Common, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire, was threatened by three men armed with a crowbar who tied her up before ransacking her home.

Crimestoppers is offering a reward of up to £10,000 for information which leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the robbery, which occurred at 8pm on Saturday, October 17.

Anyone with information should call Derbyshire Police on 101, quoting reference 44975/15 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.