Robbers threaten to burn man, 99

A gang of robbers that broke into the home of a 99-year-old pensioner threatened to burn him alive in an incinerator, police said.

Clifford Kemp, of Dagenham, east London, was hauled from his bed and left pinned under his Zimmer frame. He was found suffering from shock after a night on the floor. Police are hunting for two men and a woman. They said the gang was after money.