Officers investigating an attempt robbery appeal for witnesses.

Posted on 7th November 2014

Officers investigating an attempt robbery appeal for witnesses.

On Wednesday, November 5 at approximately 5.30pm a 70-year-old woman was walking along Havan Baulk Avenue at the corner with Haven Baulk Lane in Littleover when she was approached by a youth.

He grabbed her handbag and tousled with her. She fell to the ground and he dropped the bag and ran away in the direction of Tesco.

The youth was described as 17-years-old, 5ft 7ins tall and was wearing black trousers, a dark grey top and a scarf.

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Laura McCormack at Derby CID using the 101 number.

To report crime anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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