Police appeal after breakfast time attempted robbery in Batley

A would-be robber snuck into a home at breakfast time and demanded cash from a resident in Batley.

Friday, 3rd October 2014, 4:01 pm
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Police are appealing for witnesses after the confrontation in Tynedale Walk at 9.30am on Wednesday October 1.

The culprit entered the living room and made the demands several times from a man eating breakfast.

Another resident heard and went into the room, where the man stood up and approached the intruder, who fled from the house and ran away down a ginnel at the end of the street.

The suspect is described as white, 20 to 25-years-old, of medium build and 5ft 8in to 5ft 9in tall.

He has short brown hair which is shaved at the sides, was wearing a light grey hoodie with a Nike logo on the chest and had black gloves on.

Andrew Clayton of Kirklees CID said: “If anyone has any information about this attempted robbery or saw the suspect in the area at the time in question, please contact Kirklees CID on 101.”