POLICE have issued an update on an incident which saw a woman in her sixties flee her house to call police after two masked and armed offenders ransacked her home.

Thames Valley Police said the burglary occurred in Woodley at a property in Clivedale Road.

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It happened on Monday, November 16, between 6pm and 6.35pm.

The victims, a man aged 70 and a woman aged 69, were at home when two men rang the doorbell.

The pair forced entry to the address and demanded money.

Whilst the offenders ransacked the property the female victim managed to flee the house to nearby shops where she contacted the police.

The offenders stole an amount of cash before fleeing, and police said nobody was injured during the ordeal.

Issuing an update, police said no arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

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The first offender is described as a tall man carrying a firearm.

He was dressed in black and was wearing a balaclava.

The second offender is described as being shorter than the first and was also wearing black clothing and a balaclava.

The force said: "“If you have any information at all which you think could be linked to either of these incidents, please call us on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 43200379730.

“Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or make a report online.”