Elderly couple tied up by thief in Tarxien

The thief escaped empty handed

Two elderly people were tied up by a thief who entered their home in Tarxien this afternoon.

They were not injured.

The police said the thief, who according to the victims was hooded and armed with a knife, entered the couple’s home at Triq Sqajjaq at 12.30pm.

He tied up the couple, aged 70 and 69, and rummaged through the house.

He escaped without stealing anything.

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