A TARDEBIGGE man is one of three men to be jailed for eight years after attacking and robbing an elderly couple in their own home.

Acer Bridges, aged 38, from Tardebigge, along with Eddie Jones, aged 31, from Surrey and Elias Taylor aged, 42, from Leicestershire, were jailed on June 23 following the robbery in Bridgnorth in January.

The men attacked the elderly couple in their home on Queens Road in Low Town, before stealing a quantity of cash and jewellery.

The trio then fled from the scene in a stolen car.

Detective Sergeant Laura Breeze from Shrewsbury station said: "This was a horrific crime for the victims to go through and I am pleased the offenders have received substantial custodial sentences.

"I would like to thank the team of detectives that worked tirelessly on bringing these offenders to justice in order to make the community a safer place."