Youths attempt to steal womans bag in Hilton

Posted on 15th December 2014

Police appeal for witnesses after an attempt robbery in Hilton.

On Wednesday, December 10 at 6.30pm a 26-year-old woman was walking along Willowfields when two youths approached her from behind and attempted to grab her handbag from her shoulder.

The woman resisted and the youths made off down Egginton Road.

They were described as both wearing dark coloured clothing and hooded tops with the hoods worn up. One was approximately 5ft tall and the other was 5ft 10ins tall.

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Gareth Jones at Ilkeston CID using the non-emergency 101 number.

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