Leeds pensioner taken to hospital after masked robbers burst into house in Roundhay

The armed robbery took place at a house in Norton Road, Roundhay. Picture: Google
The armed robbery took place at a house in Norton Road, Roundhay. Picture: Google

A pensioner has been taken to hospital after a group of masked men, possibly armed with a knife, force their way into a house in Leeds.

Police received a report of a robbery at the house in Norton Road, Roundhay, at 2.41pm today.

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A group of masked men, possibly armed with a knife, forced their way into the address and assaulted a woman in her 70s.

She has been taken to hospital for treatment but her injuries are not believed to be serious or life threatening.

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Detective Inspector Al Burns, of Leeds District Crime Team, said: “Officers are currently at the scene and our investigation is in its very early stages.

“We are still confirming details of exactly what has taken place but we would like to hear from anyone who has witnessed the incident or who has seen this group of men acting suspiciously in the area.

“We believe the men have left the scene in a vehicle and we are keen to hear from anyone who has seen that or who has any information that could assist the investigation.”

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Leeds District Crime Team via 101 quoting log number 987 of March 20.

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