Middleton men sought in connection with elderly robbery

Detectives investigating a robbery where an elderly man was attacked in his home in Leeds have released images of two suspects who are belived to have links to Middleton.

The 78-year-old victim was pulled from his chair by the legs when he challenged two men who forced their way into his home in Seacroft shortly after 5pm on 26 May 2021.

He was pinned to the floor and searched while his home was ransacked, and bank cards stolen.

Detective Sergeant Ciaran Burns, of Leeds District Crime Team, said:

“This was a particularly nasty incident targeting a vulnerable elderly victim in his home.

“We are keen to identify and arrest both these men, who we believe have links to the Middleton area, and we would like to hear from anyone who recognises them.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Leeds District Crime Team via 101 quoting crime reference 13210261729 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat

Information can be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


This post is based on a press release issued by West Yorkshire Police