A man in his 30s has been arrested in connection with 2 burglaries in Gainsborough in which 2 pensioners were tied up and robbed.
Lincolnshire Police say a 3rd aggravated burglary was carried out in Gainsborough last night, which led to the arrest of a man in his 30s.
A 78 year old woman had her house broken into by the man, who made threats before stealing money from the house - she wasn't hurt.
Earlier, 2 pensioners were tied up and robbed in separate similar incidents on Sunday - A 75 year old man was restained, threatened with a knife and forced to give his pin number, whilst an 88 year old woman had cash and a phone stolen.
The suspect remains in police custody.