Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Tied up and beaten, elderly man robbed of $31K in home invasion

A 75-year-old man was assaulted, tied up, and robbed during a home invasion in Pleasantville on Thursday afternoon.

According to police reports, the victim was at his home when two men dressed in dark clothing forced their way inside.

They announced a hold-up and proceeded to assault the elderly man as they tied him up.

They relieved him of $31,000 in cash that he had at his home before escaping.

The victim was able to untie himself and make a report to the police.

A team of officers led by PC Bicano and PC Ramdass visited the scene.

Enquiries are continuing.

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