Three men arrested after armed robbery at Dronfield family home

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Three men have been arrested and bailed in connection with an armed robbery at a Dronfield house in which a family were tied up and threatened with a gun.

The robbery occured at a house on Stubley Lane at 8pm on March 19.

The offenders assaulted the home owner, tied him, his wife and child up and forced another child to accompany them during a search of the house.

A quantity of cash and jewellery was stolen from the address before the offenders were disturbed by a caller.

When leaving the house they threatened a takeaway delivery driver and fled the scene in his car, a silver Nissan Almeria, which was later found abandoned.

Two men, aged 33 and 35, were arrested on Sunday March 29 and a further man, aged 35, was arrested yesterday (Monday) on suspicion of robbery.

All have been released on police bail pending further investigations.

Anyone with further information is asked to contact DC Russ Garner on 101 quoting incident number 697 of March 19, or alternatively, to report crime anonymously, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.