In an emergency always call 999

Witnesses sought to Markeaton Park robbery

Posted on 15th May 2017

We’re appealing for witnesses to a robbery at Markeaton Park.

At around 7.35pm on Sunday, April 30, a 14-year-old boy was approached by a man who threatened him and stole his bike, which the youngster had spent a long time saving for.The stolen bike

The robber rode off through the Allestree entrance to the park.

A 26-year-old man has been arrested and released under investigation while inquiries continue. The bike has been recovered but is damaged beyond repair.

Any witnesses, or anyone with dashboard camera footage who may have been passing the park at the time, is asked to call us. We also want to speak to anyone who lives near the park who may have CCTV cameras at their property.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call DC Tina Green on 101, quoting reference 17000179736.

Alternatively, send her 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.