Gainsborough

Man charged after elderly residents tied up and threatened in Gainsborough

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Update: Clinton Sentance has been remanded in custody to appear at Lincoln Crown Court on April 19.


A man has been charged following an aggravated burglary in Gainsborough.

Clinton Sentance, 36, of Gainsborough, has been charged in connection with a burglary on Portland Terrace.

Three aggravated burglaries have taken place in the town over recent days, which saw elderly residents were tied up and threatened.

The victims were all elderly residents living alone – a man in his 70s on Portland Terrace, a woman in her 80s on Ropery Road and a woman in her 70s on South Street.

Sentance will appear at Lincoln Magistrates’ Court in connection with the Portland Terrace incident this morning.

Investigations into the other two burglaries are ongoing.