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Police seek witnesses after a man was robbed in Derby

Posted on 18th December 2014

Police appeal for witnesses after a robbery in Derby.

On Wednesday, December 17 at 8.50pm a 20-year-old man was walking up the steps from Great Northern Road on the waste ground towards South Street.

As the man got to the top of the steps he noticed two men standing to the right-hand side. One of the men approached him and demanded for him to hand over his belongings. The victim felt threatened and tried to defend himself, a fight took place which resulted in them both falling down the steps.

The offenders ran off with a bag containing two shirts and an iPod.

One of the men was described as white, of a medium build and 5ft 11ins tall. He was wearing a black hooded top with the hood worn up, black tracksuit bottoms, black trainers and a dark coloured baseball cap with a yellow TN logo on. He had dark stubble on his chin. He may have suffered an injury to his head during the scuffle.

The second man was of a skinny build and around 5ft 9ins tall. He was wearing a dark coloured tracksuit, white trainers with a stripe down the side, black gloves and a dark coloured baseball cap.

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Laura McCormack at the Robbery Unit, St Marys Wharf police station on 101.

To report crime anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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