Posted on 26th September 2014
Five teenaged boys were arrested on suspicion of robbery following reports that two youngsters had been forced to hand over cash.
A 13-year-old boy and a 16-year-old boy were separately stopped and asked for money by a group of youths near Derby Bus Station.
The incidents happened at around 3.30pm on Wednesday, September 24.
In one of the robberies, a woman stopped to intervene and detectives want to speak to her about information she could have that may help the investigation.
A 16-year-old boy, two aged 15 and two aged 14 were arrested on suspicion of robbery and have all been bailed pending further inquiries.
Witnesses or anyone with information should call Derbyshire police on 101, quoting crime reference 40400/14.
You can also call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.