West Yorkshire Police

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Appeal: Robbery, Church Lane, Heckmondwike

Monday June 19, 2017

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed in his home by three men in Heckmondwike. 

Kirklees District CID would like to speak to anyone who has information about the incident which took place at about 9.30pm on Saturday June 17. 

It took place after the victim, a 23-year-old man, was approached by three masked men while he was in the back garden of his Church Lane home,. 

He was assaulted and forced into his living room by the men. One then restrained him while the other two searched the house before all three fled. 

The men stole a quantity of cash, iPhones and a laptop. 

The first suspect was black, of medium build and around average height, wearing a hoodie and black bottoms. 

The second male was Asian of medium build and average height, wearing all black clothing and shoes.  

He spoke in Punjabi and with a local accent as well. 

Finally, the third suspect was smaller in build and height and was wearing all black clothing.  

DC 6566 Simon Thomas of Huddersfield District CID, said: "This was clearly a very serious offence in which the victim was assaulted and robbed in his own home. It is fortunate he was not seriously injured and we would like to speak to anyone who has information about what took place or who witnessed three men fitting these descriptions. 

"Anyone who can assist the enquiry is asked to contact myself at Kirklees CID on 101 referencing crime number 13170276682. 

"Information can also be given anonymously to the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111." 

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