Masked robber threatens mum and baby with gun after breaking into Breightmet home

The Bolton News: Mother frogmarched through home by gun wielding robber Mother frogmarched through home by gun wielding robber

AN armed robber frogmarched a mum - with her baby in her arms - through their home at gunpoint.

The raider threw a brick through the patio doors of a home in Widcombe Drive, Breightmet, and pointed a gun at the 30-year-old victim, who was inside with her 10-month-old baby.

He marched her upstairs with the baby in her arms and demanded cash and jewellery.

The robber then ransacked the bedrooms as he searched through cabinets and drawers, before stealing a gold watch, the woman’s engagement ring and a small amount of cash.

He then ran out of the house and jumped over the fence in the back garden.

The suspect was said to be white, about 6ft tall, slim and spoke with a Bolton accent.

He was wearing a black woollen balaclava, black jogging bottoms and a black long-sleeved top.

The attack happened at about 12.15pm on Tuesday afternoon.

Det Insp Charlotte Cadden, from Bolton North Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “This woman was terrified when a man smashed his way through the patio doors of her house.

“He held a gun towards her and her young child and marched them up the stairs and demanded money and jewellery.

“Thankfully neither the woman or her child were injured, but they have been left traumatised by the ordeal."

Anyone with information can call police on 0161 8565761 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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5:59pm Wed 9 Jul 14

alivenkicking says...

What an hardcase ? robbing a woman at gunpoint with a 10 month old baby , why did you not just try doing the same to your dealer you coward.
What an hardcase ? robbing a woman at gunpoint with a 10 month old baby , why did you not just try doing the same to your dealer you coward. alivenkicking
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10:47am Thu 10 Jul 14

SleepingThunder says...

Humans are regressing into animals .Just look at some of the posts a woman his held at gunpoint & people draw conclusions where there are non . Robbing scum end off.
Humans are regressing into animals .Just look at some of the posts a woman his held at gunpoint & people draw conclusions where there are non . Robbing scum end off. SleepingThunder
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3:59pm Thu 10 Jul 14

Gman13 says...

If he gets caught shoot him.
If he gets caught shoot him. Gman13
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1:07pm Fri 11 Jul 14

cliff4treasurer says...

Ian Savage the editor who apparently believes in a free press removed my comments yesterday ?
Ian Savage the editor who apparently believes in a free press removed my comments yesterday ? cliff4treasurer
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