CCTV released after Leeds robbery

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Detectives in Leeds have released CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to in connection with a robbery involving three men on a couple at their own home.

The incident took place in the early hours of Sunday August 5 last year when the man, aged 56, and the woman, aged 55, were walking home to their address on Kimberley Road, Harehills after a night out.

After arriving at home, the man answered a knock at the door, and was assaulted by two males. He fell to the floor just inside the doorway and the first suspect entered the house and punched the man’s partner in the face while demanding money from her. 
Both suspects fled the property after stealing a Blackberry mobile phone, £50 in cash, bank cards and a white gold solitaire diamond ring, which they made the woman remove from her finger.

The 56-year-old male victim was left with a cut on his scalp, a haematoma, concussion and bruises on his back. The female victim was left with severe facial bruising and a cut nose.

Shortly before the robbery a man police would like to speak to was caught on CCTV at the nearby Nowell Filling Station.

He is described as mixed race male above 5ft 8ins, with broad shoulders and short shaved hair, receding at the front.

He was wearing a grey coloured hooded top and white t-shirt with a large grey picture on the front.

Anyone who recognises the man should contact Detective Constable 4886 Martin Jarvis at Stainbeck CID via: 101 or by calling Crimestoppers, anonymously and in confidence, on: 0800 555 111.

A number of arrests on the investigation have already been made and two Leeds men aged 30 and 24 years of age remain on police bail.