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Witness appeal after alleged robbery of 92-year-old woman

Posted on 20th March 2015

Detectives investigating the alleged robbery of a 92-year-old woman in an Alvaston street are appealing for witnesses.

The victim was walking along Brighton Road at about 4pm on Thursday, March 19 when she was approached by three youths.

The boys allegedly threatened her and grabbed her by the arm, demanding money.

The victim managed to get away and was taken to Royal Derby Hospital to be checked over. She was later discharged.

Three boys, aged 11, 12 and 13, were arrested on suspicion of robbery and have been bailed pending further inquiries.

Police are urging any witnesses to come forward and give their account of what they saw.

Anyone with information that could help the inquiry should call Derbyshire police on 101, quoting crime reference 11499/15.

You can also call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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