Burglar attacked man in Crofton

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A MAN was attacked by a gang of burglars after they ransacked his home.

He alerted police after arriving at his Crofton home to find a car parked on his driveway.

The victim attempted to block the car in but he was attacked by one of the suspects.

After the gang escaped he discovered his home on Towers Lane had been burgled.

The incident took place at about 3.20pm on Friday, January 13.

Detectives are now hunting three men.

The attacker is believed to be aged in his 30s, around 5ft 8ins tall. He was stocky and had thick dark hair.

Another suspect was aged about 17-years-old.

Anyone with any information should contact PC Jordan Burrows, of Wakefield CID, on 101, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.