Masked raiders in knifepoint robbery at Sheffield woman's home on Halloween

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POLICE in Sheffield are appealing for information after a 19-year-old woman was robbed at knifepoint at her home in Wincobank on Halloween.

At around 10pm on Saturday 31 October, the woman was upstairs in her house in Fife Street, Wincobank, when she heard loud bangs from downstairs.

She went downstairs and found three men wearing balaclavas, who are alleged to have threatened the woman.

One of the men is understood to have had a kitchen knife. The three men searched the house and stole a Toshiba laptop, a diamond bracelet and some cash.

The victim was not injured but has been left shaken by the incident.

One suspect is described as being black, around 25-years-old, around 5ft 3in tall and of muscular build. He is believed to have a moustache and was wearing black tracksuit bottoms, a thin black jacket with a zip up the middle and a black hooded top underneath. He reportedly spoke with a strong Jamaican accent.

The second suspect is described as being mixed race and also spoke with a Jamaican accent. He is believed to be in his twenties, around 5ft tall and of skinny build. He was reportedly wearing a black tracksuit top with a zip up the middle with matching black bottoms. Both had two white stripes down the side. He had a hood, which was pulled tight over his face, with white tassels.

The third suspect is described as being of slightly chubbier build and also wore all black clothing.

Anyone with information is asked to call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 1464 of 31 October 2015.

Dean Turner UK economist at UBS Wealth Management

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