Wallet stolen by robbers who targeted victim in city centre street

Posted on 29th September 2014

A 57-year-old man had his wallet stolen by two robbers who approached him as he was sitting in a street in Derby.

The victim had been sitting at the bottom of Green Lane when a man and woman walked up to him.

The man pushed the victim in the chest during the robbery, which happened at 6.30pm on Monday, September 22, and then removed his wallet from his back pocket.

The pair then ran off up Green Lane with the wallet, which contained cash and bank cards.

The male offender was white, in his late 30s, with short blond hair.

He was about 6ft tall, well built and muscly. He wore a shirt and beige trousers.

The woman who ran off with the robber was black, aged about 30, of petite build, 5ft 4ins, with short black hair. She was wearing a t-shirt but the victim did not have any other details on the rest of her clothing.

Police investigating the robbery want to hear from any witnesses or anyone who might recognise the descriptions of the offenders.

Anyone with information should call Derbyshire police on 101, quoting crime reference 40196/14. You can also call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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