Baseball bat attack in Cleckheaton

A man was attacked with a baseball bat during a robbery yesterday evening in Cleckheaton.

Two suspects approached two men on Pynott Hall Lane at around 6.30pm last night and demanded their phones. One of the men handed his phone over, but the other explained he did not have his on him, he was hit with a baseball bat by one of the suspects.

The victims were left shaken and one had bruising where he was hit.

The first suspect is described as a white man, aged about 40 years old, 5ft 8 to 5ft 9 tall of a portly build in a red anorak.

The second suspect is a white man, aged about 20 years old, 5ft 7 to 5ft 8 tall of a slim build – both men had the lower part of their faces covered with dark material.

Anyone with any information about the robbery and the suspects is asked to contact DC 2370 Nicola Holdsworth at the Kirklees Robbery Team on 101 or via Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.