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Elderly couple injured after being tied up by thief

Despite tying them up, the robber left the house empty-handed

14 November 2017, 8:09pm
(File Photo)
(File Photo)
A thief who tied up an elderly couple in their home in Tarxien this afternoon escaped empty handed, according the Police.

According to statement released by the Police media relations unit, a hooded thief, armed with a knife, entered the couple’s home in Triq Sqajjaq in Tarxien at roughly 12:30pm.

The robber proceeded to rummage through the couple’s belongings but left the house empty handed.

The couple, aged 69 and 70, were found to be suffering from grievous injuries.

A magisterial inquiry into the incident has been ordered