Assault and Burglary

Humberside Police are appealing for information after an attempted assault and burglary. The incident happened on Thursday the 21st of December.

Derby Street Hull
Derby Street, Hull, where an elderly lady was attacked leaving her home.

At around 6am on Thursday a man approached a 70 year old woman as she was leaving her home. She was walking out her front door when a man approached her and tried to enter her home. When the man’s attempts were unsuccessful he tried pushing her door open. When the elderly lady attempted to stop him she was punched in the face.

The lady suffered injuries to her cheeks and nose from the attack. She was taken to hospital for checks.

Witness Appeal

Although, unfortunately, there is no description of the attacker police are still appealing for witnesses. If you witnessed the incident or know who the attacker is please call 101. When calling please quote log 69 of 21/12/17.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Or report anonymously online through their website.