Hunt still on for gran’s attacker

DETECTIVES investigating an attack on a grandma as she went Christmas shopping are still appealing for anyone with information to get in touch.

The 74-year-old, who had recently suffered a heart attack, was on Gibbet Street in Halifax at 10am on Monday, December 19 on her way to buy gifts for her grandchildren when a youth tried to grab her purse.

She was pulled over and left sprawled in the middle of the road.

The woman suffered a broken arm and bruising.

Three people were arrested and released on bail pending further inquiries.

Anyone who saw the attack or has information that could help their investigation to call them on 01422 337085.

Information can also be passed on anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.