Man and woman charged over OAP robbery in Rotherham

A man and woman have been charged after a Rotherham pensioner was tied up during a robbery in her home.

Spring Walk, Rotherham
Spring Walk, Rotherham

Andrew Burns, aged 38, is accused of aggravated burglary and Leanne Helm, 35, is charged with handling stolen goods.

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The pair, both of St Leonards Lane, Eastwood, Rotherham, were charged after a 70-year-old woman was robbed in her home in Spring Walk, Clifton, last Tuesday.

She was tied up while a large amount of jewellery was stolen in the raid.