a WOMAN is reported to have suffered minor injuries to her arm after she stepped outside her home to find a man in her garden wielding a knife.
The 25-year-old was alerted to a noise outside by a dog barking and then on leaving her house was approached by the man.
Detectives have released an e-fit image of the man who is alleged to have carried out the attack.
The incident is reported to have happened in the Campsall area on September 19 at 5.45pm.
She suffered minor injuries to her arm. It is believed he was in her garden on several occasions prior to this incident.
The alleged offender is described as a white male in his 30s, approximately 6ft tall, medium build, with shaved light coloured hair. He was wearing a black hooded jumper and dark jeans.
Police would like to speak to anyone who may have seen someone who resembles the description given or the e-fit (pictured).
Anyone with information should contact South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 888 of the 19 September 2012 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.