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Did Heanor robbery victim bang on your car window?

Posted on 24th March 2017

We’re appealing to shoppers at Tesco in Heanor who might have witnessed a woman running away from a robber.

Our detectives are investigating a robbery in which a man threatened the victim with a jagged metal can.

The 28-year-old victim ran off into the Tesco supermarket car park and banged on the window of a car that was driving out, asking for help.

She then ran into the store and was helped by staff.

We want to speak to the driver of the car. Does this incident ring a bell? Did you see the distressed woman running into the car park or the store? You might have information that could help us.

The robbery happened at about 11pm on February 4.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call DC Mark Woodcock on 101, quoting reference 17000050798.

Alternatively, send him a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of our website

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Do you need a quick answer to a general question? Then we recommend you visit the national Ask The Police web site.