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Teenager robbed of mobile phone in underpass near train station

Posted on 15th July 2014

An 18-year-old man was threatened and forced to hand over his mobile phone as he walked through an underpass in Derby.

The victim was walking from the direction of Pride Park along an underpass near Railway Terrace at about 5.45pm on Monday, July 14.

He was asked for the time by a man who had been sitting on a wall. When he got out his HTC One phone to check, the robber threatened him and grabbed it.

The offender then ran up the steps out of the underpass and onto Railway Terrace.

He was white, in his early 20s, 5ft 11ins and of skinny build. He wore dark cap, a grey hoodie and black tracksuit bottoms.

Do you know the person responsible, or do you have information that could help police?

Witnesses or anyone with information should call Derbyshire police on 101, quoting incident number 779 of July 14.

You can also call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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