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CCTV images released following street robbery in Alvaston

Posted on 28th July 2014

Derby-robbery-CR30559-14-(2)Police officers investigating the robbery of a 78-year-old woman in Alvaston have released CCTV images of a teenager they would like to speak to.

The woman had her necklace snatched by a robber on a bicycle as she walked along a city street.

The victim was walking along London Road in Alvaston at about 2.40pm on Monday, July 21 when the robbery took place.

The offender cycled up from behind the victim as she passed the Food 4U shop and grabbed her necklace.

He pulled the necklace off before cycling away with it. The victim was not injured but was left shaken by the incident.

Anyone who recognises the youth in the images or with information about the robbery should call Derbyshire police on 101, quoting crime number 30559/14.

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

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