A COUPLE in their 60s were threatened by a group of men who broke into their home in Earley.

On July 16, at around 11.55pm, the group broke glass on the front door of a home in Chiltern Crescent to gain entry, where the victim, a 68-year-old man, was woken by two men in his room.

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One of the men was holding a screwdriver.

The man's wife, a 63-year-old, was then brought into the room by two other men, who made threats of violence.

The group then stole a large amount of Asian gold from the property before leaving the scene.

It is believed the offenders were travelling in a silver Audi A3.

None of the victims sustained any injuries.

Police have released images of two people who may have vital information for this robbery and also two attempted robberies in Slough, which are all believed to be linked.

Case investigator Wushma Qureshi, based at Slough police station, said: "This is a very distressing series of aggravated and attempted burglaries occurring on the same evening.

"I would like to speak to the two people in these images, as I believe that they could have vital information relating to this incident.

"If you recognise these people or have any information which you think could be relevant to our investigation, please call us on 101, quoting reference number 43190217508."

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111, or a report can be made online.