Masked robbers burst into man’s home in Brighouse

Detectives are hunting three masked robbers who burst into a man’s home in Brighouse.

The gang demanded cash from the 59-year-old victim before escaping with money and jewellery.

The robbery happened on Elland Road and the trio are believed to have fled in a blue Jeep Cherokee down Brighouse Wood Lane and onto Waterloo Road in Brighouse.

The car was found burnt out later that day in the Fagley area of Bradford.

The victim was left shaken but otherwise uninjured.

The three suspects were wearing balaclava masks and gloves and are described as being approximately 5ft 10ins tall.

Calderdale CID would like to speak to anyone who has any information about the robbery, on Sunday, 24 June, at 10.50am.

They are also keen to speak to anyone who may have seen a similar vehicle being driven at speed in the area at the time.

Anyone with any information is asked to call PC Richard Scott in Calderdale CID on 01422 337083.