These shocking images show the horrific injuries sustained by a 50-year-old woman during a violent robbery at her home.
The woman suffered a broken nose and broken jaw after she was attacked during the robbery, which took place during the afternoon.
The robber took a pair of ruby earrings and a silver watch from the woman’s home in Old Road, Walgrave, Northamptonshire during the incident, which happened between 2.30pm and 4.30pm on December 5.
Northamptonshire Police want to identify a man who was in the village at around 2pm and may have been knocking on doors asking questions or for directions.
The man is described as black, around 6ft 2in with a small build. He was wearing a fluorescent jacket.
Detective Inspector Johnny Campbell, of Northamptonshire Police, said: “This is an absolutely shocking crime where the victim appears to have been viciously attacked during a robbery.
“She has suffered horrific injuries that will take her a considerable amount of time to recover from.
“I am really keen to identify this man who was in the area at the time and I would urge anyone who knows who he may be to contact us.
“I would also urge people who live in the area or may have been passing and could either have seen something or caught some on their CCTV or dash cams, to contact us straight away.”