Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Burglars bound and gagged elderly Wellow couple

A couple in their 70s were bound and gagged by burglars in their home in Hampshire.

Police said the three robbers had burst into the property in Wellow Drove, near Romsey, wearing masks on Thursday night.

The couple, who were watching television in their bedroom at about 21:30 GMT, were tied up before the offenders searched their home.

Police said the elderly couple had been left traumatised by the incident.

The Hampshire force is appealing for witnesses or information.

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