OAP burgled in own home

A 75-YEAR-OLD man was robbed by masked men after he answered a knock on his door at his Long Eaton home.

The man was confronted by the gang at about 9pm last Tuesday in Cedar Avenue.

The forced their way in and demanded money.

Three of the group then searched the house while one forced the man to stay in the hall.

The men then ran off with ‘a significant quantity’ of cash and neighbours contacted the police.

Police have arrested three men aged 28, 27 and 22, on suspicion of robbery who have been bailed pending further enquiries.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Anyone with information should call Erewash CID on 0345 123 33 33 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.