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Grandmother threatened with butcher's knife in house raid

The 48-year-old scared off the intruder by shouting on her teenage son in Glasgow.

Intruder: A grandmother was threatened in her own home.
Intruder: A grandmother was threatened in her own home.

A grandmother was threatened by an intruder brandishing a butcher's knife in her home in Glasgow.

The 48-year-old was watching TV with her 17-month-old grandson when the man entered the property on Fulwood Avenue  and ordered them to get upstairs.

The intruder made off empty-handed when the woman shouted on her teenage son who was upstairs at the time of the incident just before 5pm on Friday.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman confirmed the incident and said: "We were called to a report of an intruder in a house on Fulwood Avenue, Glasgow at 4.50pm on Friday.

"Enquires are ongoing to establish the full circumstances."

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