POLICE in Halifax are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Illingworth.

At around 5.45pm on Monday, November 23, a 43-year-old woman was assaulted near St Thomas’s Court, Illingworth Road.

The woman attended hospital with a broken arm.

The suspect is described as a white female, 5ft5, stocky build with long brown hair and aged between 14-16. She was believed to be wearing a grey zipped up hoodie at the time of the assault.

A teenager was arrested in relation to the offence and has been released under investigation pending further inquiries.

Police are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the assault or who was in the area at the time who may have seen anything suspicious in the area to get in touch.

Anyone who can assist this investigation please call 101 or use the contact via the West Yorkshire Police website at westyorkshire.police.uk/101LiveChat, quoting crime reference 13200587311.

Information can be also given via Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.