AN ELDERLY woman was assaulted and burgled after finding a man in her home.

Humberside Police said the 72-year-old woman returned to her home in Sewerby Road, Bridlington, on Saturday (June 9), at about 7pm, and the man pinned her up against a door then twisted her wrists before stealing her purse.

The suspect was white, in his late twenties, about 5 ft 7in, with a shaved haircut, very pale and skinny with protruding eyes and was wearing a black jumper and jeans.

Anyone with information should phone Humberside Police on 101 quoting reference 16/62353/18.