Appeal: Police Issue New Information Regarding Domestic Robbery, Liversedge

Friday July 10, 2020

Police have issued a renewed appeal for witnesses following a robbery at a house in Liversedge.

Kirklees CID are continuing extensive investigations into a robbery at house in the Roberttown Lane area by four men, and can now release more information about the movements of the suspects after the robbery.

The incident took place at about 2pm on Friday July 3, after four suspects wearing balaclavas and armed with weapons forced their way into the property in the and threatened the occupants inside.

They then made off with case and jewellery, leaving the victims unharmed but extremely shaken.

A short while later officers sighted a Black BMW vehicle driving at speed on Cliff Lane, Gomersal, some items from the robbery were discarded from the vehicle.

Following continued enquiries it is now believed that, after abandoning their vehicle, the four suspects travelled on foot across nearby fields which are at the rear of Drub Lane, Gomersal and entered the field near to Ashley Close.

The males were all are described as wearing dark clothing and were potentially carrying two holdall style bags.

Anyone who saw these men on foot, witnessed anything suspicious, or has any information which could assist the enquiry is asked to contact Kirklees CID quoting crime reference number 13200332516 via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/contactus or call 101

Information can also always be given anonymously via the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

Saturday 4 July 2020

Detectives are appealing for information following a robbery at a house in Liversedge.

At 2pm yesterday afternoon (3 July) four suspects wearing balaclavas and armed with weapons forced their way into the property in the Roberttown Lane area and threatened the occupants inside.

No one was injured in the robbery.

The suspects made off with cash and jewellery.

A short while later officers sighted a Black BMW vehicle driving at speed on Cliff Lane, Gomersal, some items from the robbery were discarded from the vehicle.

Detective Sergeant Adam Johnson from Kirklees CID, said:

‘This was an incredibly distressing and frightening incident for the victims.

‘I would like to appeal to the public for witnesses or any information to come forward to the police to assist us with our enquiries.

‘Extensive enquiries into the robbery are ongoing including CCTV and House to house enquiries.’

Anyone who witnessed the incident or witnessed anyone acting suspicious in the areas mentioned are asked to contact Kirklees CID quoting crime reference number 13200332516 via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/contactus or call 101

Information can always be given anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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