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LATEST: Armed robbery in Halifax - detectives release e-fit of suspect

Police have released this efit after a robbery at Blackwood Grove in Halifax

Police have released this efit after a robbery at Blackwood Grove in Halifax

Detectives have released this e-fit of a man they want to find after armed robbers weilding what could have been a gun attacked a woman’s home in Halifax.

As reported by the Courier, the 38-year-old victim was at her home on Blackwood Grove in Pellon when she answered a knock at the door at 7.55pm last Wednesday.

Standing there was a man described as Asian and wearing light, traditional Asian dress and a skull cap.

She said he asked her if he could use her phone. When she refused a second man, wearing all dark clothing, appeared and held a metal implement, that the victim believed was a gun, to the her head.

The suspects then stole her mobile phone before running off towards Long Lover Lane.

The victim was not injured.

Anyone who recognises the man or anyone with information about the robbery should call Detective Sergeant Ross Wadsworth at Halifax CID on 01422 337089 or via Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

Meanwhile police are still looking for three masked men who, armed with a handgun and cosh, forced their way into a house on Mount Pleasant Avenue, off Pellon Lane, in Halifax at around 5pm the day before the Blackwood Grove robbery.

They demanded money from the people inside before leaving with a number of mobile phones.

The suspects, who were all wearing gloves, hooded tops and face-coverings, made off towards Dean Clough on foot.

Police say inquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances behind the incident and CCTV is being studied.

 
 
 

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