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Pensioner tied up and robbed in Bedfordshire home

A man in his 70s has been tied up and robbed in his home in Bedfordshire.

Three men entered the house in Church Lane, Bedford, in the early hours, tied him up and ransacked the property.

They demanded valuables and stole cash, gold sovereigns, Krugerrands and pre-decimal coins from his safe, police said.

Anyone with information on the incident or who is offered the items for sale is asked to contact Bedfordshire Police.

The robbery happened at 0130 BST.

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