Attempted assault and burglary

Hull: Appeal for information

22 Dec 2017

We are appealing for information to try find a man in connection with an assault and attempted burglary in Hull on 21 December 2017.

A 70-year-old woman was walking out of the front door at a house on Derby Street around 6.00am when a man approached her and tried to get inside the property by pushing on the door.

When he was unable to the man punched the woman in the face. She sustained bruising and injuries to her cheeks and nose. 

The woman, who was looking after two young children in the house at the time, was taken to hospital for checks. 

There is no description of the man but we're appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen something, or who has any information about the man's identity, to contact us.

Please call 101 quoting log 69 of 21/12/17 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.