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.