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Moment machete gang burst into dentist’s £1.6m home and threaten to murder his babies unless he handed over £200k of watches and jewellery

Kailesh Solanki and his wife, Michelle were left terrified following the six minute raid at their home in Bowdon, Cheshire

THIS is the chilling moment machete-wielding thugs burst into a dentist's home and threatened his children before running off with £200,000 worth of designer goods.

Dr Kailesh Solanki and his wife, Michelle, were left traumatised following the terrifying six minute raid carried out by balaclava-clad thieves.

 Chilling CCTV shows the moment machete thugs burst into a dentist's home in a terrifying armed raid
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Chilling CCTV shows the moment machete thugs burst into a dentist's home in a terrifying armed raid

Haunting CCTV images shows the gang brandishing a machete and hammer as they skulk in the garden of the £1.6million home in Bowdon, Cheshire.

The thugs then smashed their way through a patio window and threatened to murder the couple's son, aged ten months, and 21-month-old daughter as they slept upstairs.

The shaken family told the Daily Mail one of the robbers screamed at them: "If you don't open your safe I'll go upstairs and kill your kids."

Michelle's diamond wedding and engagement rings were stolen, along with thousand of pounds of designer watches, handbags and sunglasses.

 Dr Kailesh Solanki and his wife, Michelle, had their home broken into by thugs last week
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Dr Kailesh Solanki and his wife, Michelle, had their home broken into by thugs last week

Dr Solanki told the newspaper: "They smashed through the patio windows and ran towards me. One had a machete, the other had a hammer and they were both dressed in black with balaclavas and gloves.

"I just froze. They took jewellery and a watch off me."

The couple were targeted on Bank Holiday Monday, just before 10pm.

 The couple were told 'If you don't open your safe I'll go upstairs and kill your kids'
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The couple were told 'If you don't open your safe I'll go upstairs and kill your kids'
 The couple were left terrified after masked robbers burst into their home
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The couple were left terrified after masked robbers burst into their home
 The pair's children were threatened as the robbers demanded their luxury goods
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The pair's children were threatened as the robbers demanded their luxury goods

Michelle told how she feared for her young children, ten-month-old Dylan and 21-month-old Jasmine.

She said: "I just thought, 'this is it'. That feeling will stay with me for life. When one of them said he’d kill the kids I said to him, 'they are just babies'."

The parents said they had seen two men on their CCTV system the Thursday before the robbery, who ran off after being spooked by a security light.

Dr Solanki, who runs Kissdental and has clinics all over the Manchester area, was able to quickly call 999 after hearing the men break in.

 The robbers stole £200,000 worth of items from the couple's home
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The robbers stole £200,000 worth of items from the couple's home
 The couple have spoken out after their terrifying experience
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The couple have spoken out after their terrifying experience

But within moments he was ordered to open the family safe and hand over the contents.

The dentist, who said he has worked hard to climb up to the financial position he is in, admitted he is now thinking of selling his expensive cars and accessories as he may be putting his family at risk.

Manchester Police are looking into the robbery.

Crime levels have soared by more than 50 per cent in some parts of the UK as the latest stats show the country has seen it's biggest violent surge in 15 years.

As an epidemic of shootings, stabbings and moped muggings grips Britain, newly released figures reveal violence reported to cops in England and Wales rose by 14 per cent last year.

Police figures released also revealed moped gangs are striking 60 times every day in London alone.

The capital has been hit with a surge in stabbings and shootings this year - and has a higher murder rate than New York for the first time ever.

This week comedian Michael McIntyre was mugged by knife-wielding thugs in front of his terrified son, 11, in Hampstead, North West London.

Exclusive footage obtained by The Sun shows two black-clad riders menacing the 42-year-old comic moments after smashing the window of his £125,000 Range Rover on the school run at 2pm on Monday.

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