VIDEO: Elderly woman robbed in own home near SheffieldÂ

An elderly woman was subjected to a terrifying robbery in her own home.Â

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 2nd October 2018, 5:19 pm
Updated Tuesday, 2nd October 2018, 5:23 pm
Aston. Picture: Google
Aston. Picture: Google

Two suspects entered a property in Aughton Lane, Aston, and began threatening a woman aged in her 80s before fleeing the scene with her handbag. 

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The pensioner was not injured in the incident, which happened on Monday, October 1, at 1.15pm, but police said she was left 'incredibly distressed.'  

Detectives are now appealing for any witnesses to come forward. 

In a statement, South Yorkshire Police said: 'Do you live or work in the area? Did you see anything suspicious?

'Please call 101 quoting incident number 381 of 1 October 2018. You can also give information to Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.'