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Youth tries to steal woman's phone in Riddings

Posted on 10th September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted robbery on Riddings Park.

At 9.25pm yesterday (Tuesday September 9) a 21-year-old local woman was walking across the park from Somercotes towards Riddings when she was approached by a youth wearing a Halloween type mask.

He demanded her phone but she refused to hand it over and he ran off towards Parkside in Somercotes.

He was thought to be in his mid-teens, of skinny build and wearing a light red hoody with the hood up and dark track suit bottoms.

Anyone with information should contact the police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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