Man left with serious head injuries after being hit with metal bracket during Ilkley burglary

A man remains in hospital with serious head injuries after being hit with a metal bracket during a burglary in Ilkley.

Tuesday, 30th November 2021, 2:16 pm
Updated Tuesday, 30th November 2021, 2:16 pm

The incident occurred in Brook Street at around 8pm on Monday, November 29.

A suspect entered a residential property.

A 71-year-old man was inside the property at the time.

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The incident occurred in Brook Street at around 8pm on Monday, November 29.

He was assaulted by the suspect with what police believe to be to be a metal bracket.

The victim suffered serious head injuries as a result of the attack.

He remains in hospital at this time.

The suspect has been described as a white male, slim build, approximately 6ft, with mousey brown hair.

Detective Inspector Suzanne Hall of Bradford CID said: “We believe this to be an isolated incident and have deployed enhanced NPT patrols in the area to reassure residents and the local communities whilst our enquiries continue.

“Anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious activity in the area or has any further information which may assist with enquiries is asked to contact Bradford CID via 101, quoting crime reference 13210617209.