Bishopbriggs: Armed robbers terrify couple in their 60s as they enter house and steal jewellery in Glasgow

A couple in their 60s were targeted by three armed robbers who made off with gold jewellery worth a four figure sum in Glasgow.

Police are appealing for information about the incident that happened in Bishopbriggs on Sunday, December 6 at around 8.15pm.

Three men, armed with weapons, entered a house in Miller Drive and threatened the householder, a 64-year-old woman and a 66-year-old man.

Read More

Read More
Appeal for witnesses after teenager killed in Glasgow collision
Police are appealing for information after three armed robbers forced their way into a house in Glasgow.


Hide Ad

They made off with a safe containing personal items and Asian gold jewellery worth a four figure sum.

As the suspects made their escape, a neighbour attempted to confront them but he was lunged at by one of the men brandishing a knife.

All three suspects were wearing dark clothing and had their faces covered.

They escaped in a waiting Seat Leon car.


Hide Ad

Detective Sergeant Shona Beattie, Community Investigation Unit, Govan Police Station, said:

"Although not injured, this was a very frightening experience for the couple and their neighbour.

"We believe this was a targeted housebreaking with the suspects knowing what they'd find in the house.

"Officers are checking CCTV from the area and carrying out house to house enquiries, but we are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen the car driving off at speed towards; or indeed, the car being in the area either prior to the break-in or in days before. We'd ask that people check any dash-cam footage from the street or maybe private CCTV?


Hide Ad

"If you have any information that will assist our enquiries, then please contact police via 101 quoting reference number 3051 of 6 December 2020 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

A message from the Editor:Thank you for reading this article. We're more reliant on your support than ever as the shift in consumer habits brought about by Coronavirus impacts our advertisers.

If you haven't already, please consider supporting our trusted, fact-checked journalism by taking out a digital subscription.


Want to join the conversation? Please or to comment on this article.