Man wanted after pensioner robbed at knifepoint in his own home.

Have you seen Dominic Battiniello?

At around 4am on September 16th, a man and woman forced their way into a property in Wolseley Road.

The homeowner, a man in his 70s, had a knife held to his throat by the man while the woman searched the house, taking jewellery and cash.

Following enquiries, Battiniello is wanted by police in connection with the offence.

He is described as white, 5ft 8in tall, of medium build with short, dark-brown hair.

Battiniello has links to the Lea, Ashton and city centre areas of Preston, as well as Blackpool.

Sgt Scott Archer, of Preston Police, said: “He may be in possession of a knife and we would advise people if they see him, not to approach him, but instead call police immediately.

“Please provide a description of Battiniello’s clothing and whereabouts if seen.”

Anyone with information can contact police on (01772) 209729 or email 2954@lancashire.pnn.police.uk quoting crime reference SA1819753.

Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111.

Maria Jacovou

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