Man hit over the head with a metal bar in attempted robbery in Wakefield

A man suffered injuries to his head, face and arm after being hit over the head with a metal bar in his own garden.

Monday, 11th March 2019, 4:15 pm
Updated Monday, 11th March 2019, 4:18 pm
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The incident happened at 4pm on Monday, February 25 at a property on Manor Haigh Road.

The victim was at home when he heard a knock on the window.

The victim then saw two unknown men in his garden. One of the suspects hit him over the head with a metal bar.

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The victim a man in his 50s suffered injuries to his head face and arm.

Nothing was taken in the attempted robbery.

Police have now released an e-fit image of a man they want to speak to in connection with the attempted robbery.

The first suspect is described as a young male, dark hair, dark stubble; about 5ft 8ins tall and of slim build.

He was wearing a light khaki jacket and a woolly hat.

The second suspect is described as a young looking male with blonde hair.

Police are appealing for anyone who recognised the man in the e-fit to get in touch and contact them on 101 or use the live chat facility at quoting reference number 13190101984