Appeal: Violent Burglary, Clara Street, Cowersley

Detectives in Huddersfield are appealing for information after a violent burglary in Cowersley. 

The incident happened on Friday the 23rd of December at an address on Clara Street at around 5:40pm.

The male homeowner stepped out of his door and was approached by four male suspects who were wearing balaclavas.

The suspects searched his property; demanding cash. During the search of the house, one of the suspects took a knife from the kitchen and stabbed the victim in his thigh. 

Friends of the victim turned up at the house, the suspects went outside, where a further altercation took place.

They fled the scene on foot along Clara Street towards Craven Street where it is thought they got into a vehicle. 

The suspects are described as two white males, one with a ginger beard and then two Black or Asian males. One of the Black or Asian males was described as 5ft 7", slim build, around 25-30 years of age. He was wearing a black waist length coat with a zip and a hood, black tracksuit bottoms and a mask covering the lower half of his face. 

Another suspect was described as wearing a light grey waterproof jacket with Adidas tracksuit bottoms and a full face mask which was brown. 

Anyone who has any information is asked to contact the police on 101.

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