A 71-year-old woman was hit in the face during an attempted robbery in Ravensthorpe.
The attack happened in Northstead on Thursday, July 19, when the woman was approached by two men at her door.
They demanded money but she told them she didn’t have any and was then struck in the face by one of the suspects.
They then fled empty-handed.
The woman suffered bruising to her face and was shaken by the attack.
One of the suspects was an Asian man, slim, in his thirties and around 5'8" tall. He was wearing a black jacket and black jeans. The victim could not describe the second man.
Any witnesses to the attempted robbery, or anyone with information is asked to contact Det Con Adrian Lever at Dewsbury CID via 101, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.