Witness appeal after man has wallet and phone stolen after night out

Posted on 6th May 2014

A man had his belongings stolen after he was pushed to the ground while walking to a taxi rank in Derby.

The 67-year-old victim was walking along Osmaston Road, near its junction with Wilmot Street, when he was pushed from behind.

A number of people then helped him up from the ground and it is believed that his wallet and mobile phone were then removed from his pocket.

Police want to hear from anyone who saw the man falling to the ground or people helping him up.

The incident happened at about 12.15am on Monday, May 5.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call Derbyshire police on 101, quoting incident 7 of May 5.

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

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