Police issue leaflets in an appeal for further information in connection with an attempt murder in Alfreton

Posted on 20th February 2016

Police issue leaflets in an appeal for further information in connection with an attempt murder in Alfreton.

Officers investigating an attempt murder in Alfreton are appealing to the public to trace two dog walkers that were seen in the area at the time that may be able to assist with their inquiries.

At around 6pm on Friday, February 5, a 68-year-old woman was attacked on Grange Street, Alfreton, by a man who stole her handbag.

The woman suffered serious facial injuries, including a broken nose and stab wounds to her face and neck.                                                 

Detective Sergeant Gareth Fuller said: “Officers were in the Grange Street area last night distributing appeal leaflets to try and identify two dog walkers that were in the area at the time of the incident.

“These people may hold vital information that could help with our investigation into this brutal attack.”

If you were walking your dog in the area at that time or have any information relating to this crime please contact DC Adam Gascoigne on 101 quoting CR5507/16 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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