Police are searching for three men who stole an elderly woman’s handbag after breaking into her house armed with a knife.
The robbery occurred at approximately 6-10pm on Monday at a house in Stockbridge Road, Padiham.
Police deployed the force’s helicopter to search for the men but they have not been found. Police confirmed this morning that investigations are continuing.
Anybody with information should call police on 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.