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Image of man released following robbery

Posted on 1st June 2018
Assault on 87 year old RDH 18000249867 Do you recognise this man?

We’ve released an image of a man we’d like to speak to in connection with the robbery of an 87-year-old woman.

The incident happened yesterday, Thursday 31st May, at around 2.30pm, in the Royal Derby Hospital. The woman was pushed up against a wall and had her purse stolen. The purse contained a quantity of cash and cards and is described as rectangular in shape and made of black leather.

The robber is described as white and of slim build, he is believed to have been wearing a pale blue/grey t-shirt over his head, a black jacket, dark coloured trousers and flip flops.

Anyone who recognises the man (pictured), or the description above should call Police Staff Investigator Katie Carter on 101 quoting reference number 18000249867.

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.