Knife raiders burst into house in North Glasgow

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A TEENAGE boy and a woman were robbed at knife-point in their own home during a terrifying raid by a group of thugs.

Three men entered the house in Rye Road, Balornock, on Saturday at around 7.35pm and threatened to stab the 17-year-old boy.

A 23-year-old woman was also in the property.

The robbers made off with a silver Vauxhall Corsa and an Android tablet computer.

One of the suspects is described as being aged 20 to 30-years-old. He was wearing dark clothes.

Police believe the incident was not a random attack.

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Cameron Gilchrist at Baird Street CID on 0141 532 4400.

In a separate incident, a car belonging to an 81-year-old man was torched outside his home.

The Ford Fiesta was in Ferness Oval, Balornock, when it was targeted just after midnight on Friday.

Another car suffered heat damage as a result.

Fire crews attended the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Baird Street Police on 0141 532 4400.

* Meanwhile, the death of a man whose body was found in a park is not being treated as suspicious. The discovery was made in Robroyston Park, Barmulloch, on Tuesday, January 22, at 7am. A post-mortem examination has been carried out and police said the death was not being treated as suspicious.

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