A WOMAN was left badly shocked after a masked man grabbed her and threatened her in Lindley.

The 25-year-old had left Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and was walking down Acre Street.

The man grabbed her at the junction with Baker Street, near the Bay Horse roundabout, at midnight on Tuesday.

He threatened her before letting her go when she struggled.

He ran off down Thornhill Avenue towards Marsh.

He is aged about 25, possibly of mixed race and 5ft 2in tall. He wore a hooded jacket, a balaclava and jeans.

Anyone who saw what happened, or saw the man before or after the incident, should ring 01484 436716.