Police link robberies in Bradford and Batley

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POLICE are investigating a robbery in Bradford in which the occupant of the house was hit over the head before a group of men raided the property.

The incident took place on Park Grove in Bradford on 19 November.

The occupant of the house was hit over the head and sustained an injury.

Five or six males wearing balaclavas then went into the home and threatened other occupants before stealing property.

West Yorkshire Police said this offence is linked to a similar offence earlier that evening on Thorncliffe Road in Batley.

Detective Inspector Andy Howard from Bradford District CID said: “These serious incidents caused a great deal of anxiety for the families involved and we are seeking the public’s help in identifying these offenders.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bradford CID via 101 or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.