Elderly couple robbed in their own home in Elland last night

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A pensioner suffered a fractured hip during a robbery at his and his wife’s home in Elland.

A man knocked on the couple’s door in Kensington Gardens and then pushed his way in at 7.40pm last night.

The elderly man was knocked to the floor and suffered a fractured hip.

The thief escaped with jewellery.

Detectives are keen to speak to anyone who saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area and anyone who has information that might help with their investigation.

Anyone who can help should call Detective Constable John Orley in Calderdale CID on 01422 227085 or CrimeStoppers on 0800 555111.