Woman assaulted in home

AN ILKESTON woman was left shocked after a burglar barged into her home, assaulted her and filled a holdall with gadgets, jewellery and cash.

Police are appealing for information about the burglary on Harrow Drive that took place at about 4.30pm on Thursday August 25.

A man knocked on the door of the house, stormed in, threatened the occupant and demanded money.

He assaulted the woman and stole a safe, an Iphone, a laptop, cash, a watch and a black Samsonite holdall.

The intruder is described as being white, tanned, in his 20s and of stocky build, he wore dark clothing and had the bottom of his face covered.

The woman wasn’t seriously injured.

Anyone wih information can call investigating officers on 0345 1233333.