Police are appealing for information in relation to an attempted burglary at a house in Lee Lane, Halifax, during which a 71- year-old woman was assaulted.
Two men in their late teens or early 20s entered the property just before midnight on Thursday and demanded money from the occupant during which she received minor injuries.
The intruders were disturbed by her husband and made away empty handed in the direction of Ploughcroft Lane.
They are described as Asian and of medium build.
Police are using CCTV as part of their enquiries and witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact DC Graham Bennett at Halifax CID on the non emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111.