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Woman robbed by group of girls in Alvaston

Posted on 9th September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was robbed by a group of girls as she walked home.

The 52-year-old victim was walking in Radford Street, Alvaston, when she was confronted by the group of teenagers.

One of the group kicked the woman to the leg before hitting her several times. During the robbery, the victim’s Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini was stolen.

She later attended Royal Derby Hospital to be checked over.

The offence happened close to the junction with Kiwi Drive at about 1am on Saturday, September 6.

Police want to hear from witnesses or anyone with information on the people responsible.

The main offender was white, in her late teens, of average build and with blonde hair. She was wearing a matching tracksuit that appeared light grey in colour. One of the other girls had short, black hair and a third had long, brown hair that was straightened.

Anyone with information should call Derbyshire police on 101, quoting crime reference 37453/14. You can also call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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