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Robber steals man's pushbike after confronting him in city street

Posted on 23rd June 2014

A 70-year-old man had his mountain bike stolen by a robber who shoved him to the ground in a Derby street.

The victim was walking along Loudon Street with his bike – a Giant model – when he was approached by another man.

The robber pushed the victim, who fell to the floor, and rode off towards Madeley Street after the incident, at about 10.15pm on Thursday, June 19.

The offender was black, about 5ft 10ins and of medium build.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call Derbyshire police on 101, quoting crime reference 25759/14.

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