Two in court over St Ann's pensioner robbery

By Dave Doyle | 12/09/2017

Two in court over St Ann's pensioner robbery

A MAN and a woman have appeared in court after a 70-year-old woman was tied up and robbed in her home.

Andrew Burns (38) of St Leonard’s Lane, appeared at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court yesterday, charged with aggravated burglary.

Leanne Helm (35), also of St Leonard’s Lane, attended the same hearing charged with handling stolen goods.

They are charged in relation to a robbery at a house on Spring Street, St Ann's, at 4.40pm last Tuesday, September 5.

Burns was remanded in custody to appear at Sheffield Crown Court on October 9.

Helm was released on bail to attend at the same time.

Police said enquiries into the incident were ongoing.

Anyone with information is urged to call 101, quoting incident number 810 of September 5.

Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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