Pensioner threatened by knife-wielding gang outside his Batley home

A 69-year-old man was threatened with a knife outside his home by a gang of men wearing face covers and hoods.

The incident happened at around 8.30pm last night (Wednesday), when the victim was threatened by five males wielding a kitchen knife on Healey Lane, Batley.

The man was pushed to the ground and the suspects stole various items from his property, including a grey Nissan Duke car.

Police say the man was left shaken after the incident, but did not sustain any serious injuries.

Anyone with infomation should call DC Mark Willetts via 101.