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Woman left shaken after a man walks into her home

Posted on 7th December 2017

A woman was left shaken after a man walked into her home and demanded her mobile phone.

At around 4.15pm on Sunday, December 3, a man walked into a house in Sinfin Lane, Derby, near to the Oast House pub.

He threatened the woman inside and demanded her phone. He searched the house and left empty-handed.

DC Graham Barrett said: “The homeowner has been left in an extremely upset and shocked state as a result of the incident.”

She has described the man as Asian, of slim but broad build and around 5ft 7ins tall. He had black hair which was shorter on the sides and longer on top. The longer hair was swept across the top of his head.

He spoke with a local accent and wore all black with a heavy-looking waist-length jacket.

Witnesses, or anyone with information, should call DC Barrett on 101, quoting reference 17000526967.

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