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Assault On Woman in Horbury

Police are appealing for information after a woman was assaulted in a robbery in Horbury. Wakefield District CID would like to speak to anyone who has information about the offence or who can identify the men pictured in connection with an incident on Ken Churchill Drive, Horbury on Tuesday April 16.

It took place after three suspects attended at the address with at least two entering the property. Once inside they approached a female householder inside from behind. One of them then assaulted her with a hammer.

The men then fled a few moments later with property leaving the victim with facial injuries which required hospital treatment.

All three men were white and had their lower faces concealed. Two of them were described as wearing green coloured trousers with blue hooded tops, while the third male wearing a light coloured top.

DI Phil Davis of Wakefield District CID, said: “We are continuing to investigate this serious assault on a woman in her home and I would ask anyone who can assist with this investigation to contact Wakefield CID on 101, quoting crime reference 13190196705.

“Information can also be given anonymously to the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.  A 30 year old man has been arrested in connection with the investigation and released on bail pending further enquiries

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