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Man robbed near Derby park

Posted on 17th August 2018

We are appealing for witnesses after a man was threatened and robbed near to Arboretum Park on Tuesday, August 14 at around 2pm.

The 22-year-old victim was walking along Arboretum Street when he was approached by three youths who demanded his belongings. One of the youths then threatened him by holding a sharp object, possibly a knife, to his stomach.

The youths stole the 22-year-old’s watch before making off.

Two of them are described as Asian and one is described as white. All are believed to be approximately 15-16-years-old and were wearing dark coloured clothing and hooded tops.

If you have any information which may assist with our enquiries, please get in touch using one of the following non-emergency contact methods.

Please quote the reference number 18000385862 and the name of the officer in the case, Detective Sergeant Vanessa Burns, in any correspondence.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.


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