Two arrested as man tied up in own home by pair of masked burglars

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Two men have been arrested after a homeowner was tied to a chair by a pair of masked burglars.

The incident happened at a property on Fern Avenue, Staveley, at around 5am on Friday morning.

Two men, both wearing scarves on their faces, entered the house, demanded money and threatened a man. When he refused they tied him to a chair.

A 31-year-old and a 35-year-old have been arrested on suspicious of aggravated burglary.

Anyone that saw any suspicious activity in the area is asked to call police on 101.