Colne man’s Xmas Day knifepoint robbery ordeal

A 68-year-man in Colne has spoken of how he was threatened by a knife-wielding attacker and robbed of his gold chain in a terrifying Christmas Day attack.

Victim was Mr Joe Kelly said his ordeal took place in Clayton Street around 7-30pm on Christmas Day.

He said: “He came in with a big carving knife and threatened me with it.

“He then stole my £3,000 gold chain.”

Mr Kelly was unhurt in the attack and police are investigating the incident.

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