Masked armed robbers attack man in his home

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Masked armed robbers punched a man in the face after stealing cash from his home in Cleckheaton.

Three robbers entered the house and threatened the 33-year-old man with a metal bar during the attack in Balme Road at 11.45pm on Wednesday, April 22.

As the suspects left they punched the victim in his face.

The victim then ran to a nearby restaurant and called the police.

Det Cons Andy Clayton, of Huddersfield District CID, said: “Fortunately, the victim was not seriously injured in the incident and I am appealing for anyone who was in the Balme Road area shortly before midnight last night and who may have seen anything suspicious to contact police.”

Anyone with information should contact Huddersfield CID on 101 and quote crime reference number 13150158856.