Teen and 12-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of robbery in city street

Posted on 28th March 2014

Two boys aged 12 and 16 were arrested on suspicion of robbery after a teenager had his mobile phone stolen in Derby.

The 13-year-old victim was walking in Yates Street at about 5.20pm on Sunday, March 9 when he was approached for four boys.

He was forced to hand over his LG mobile phone by the group, who then ran off.

A 12-year-old boy and a youth aged 16 were arrested on Thursday, March 27 in connection with the offence and have now been bailed pending further inquiries.

Police are also appealing for witnesses or anyone with information relating to the robbery to call them on 101. You can also call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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