UPDATE: Arrest made after elderly couple are threatened with guns in Dewsbury robbery

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A 25 year-old man from Cleckheaton has been arrested this morning on suspicion of robbery after masked men forced their way into an elderly couple’s home and threatened them with guns before making off with cash.

The incident occurred at around 8.50pm on Monday at South Street, Savile Town.

Four masked males forced entry to the property, and an 81-year-old man and 81-year-old woman with what police believe to be guns. The suspects made off with an amount of cash.

The suspects are described as all wearing dark clothing and masks, of stocky build and all spoke English.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kirklees District CID via 101, alternatively, reports can be made to the anonymous independent crime fighting charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 .