Sheffield woman injured during robbery in own homeÂ

An elderly Sheffield woman was injured during a robbery in her own home.Â

Friday, 5th October 2018, 5:51 pm
Updated Saturday, 6th October 2018, 5:30 am
Netherthorpe. Picture: Google

The woman, aged in her 80s, was attacked at her property in St Philip's Road, Netherthorpe, on Tuesday, October 3, at 6.45pm.  

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A man called at the home and burst in when she opened the door pushing the victim to the floor leaving her with minor injuries.

The suspect left the scene with a small quantity of cash.

In a statement, South Yorkshire Police said: 'He is described as being olive-skinned, between 5ft 3ins and 5ft 4ins tall, of slight build with dark hair.

'The man is believed to be in his 30s and spoke with a foreign accent.

'He was reportedly wearing a white jacket that appeared silky in appearance, with black trousers.

'Did you see or hear anything suspicious? Did you see a man matching this description in the area that evening?

'Please call 101 quoting incident number 769 of 3 October 2018.

'You can also give information to Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.'