Police are investigating a link between two burglaries targeting elderly couples in Co Down.
A gang of five, one of whom was armed with a screwdriver, searched the home of a 76 year-old woman and 75 year-old man in Castlewellan.
The men held the occupants in the living room but left the house empty-handed.
The PSNI said it is investigating a possible link to a similar style burglary in Ballynhainch 25 minutes later.
There an 80 year-old woman and his 76 year-old wife were held with their sons while a gang searched their home and left with cash.
Police have appealed for anyone with information to contact them on 0845 600 8000 or 0800 555 111.