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Man charged after 85-year-old woman is robbed

Posted on 15th June 2018

A 38-year-old man has been charged with robbery.

The incident, which left the 85-year-old woman with a broken arm and a dislocated shoulder, happened at 10.45am in Sheffield Road, Whittington Moor, Chesterfield, on Wednesday, June 13.

A number of bystanders came to the aid of the woman and we would like to thank them for their quick actions.

Andrew Green, of Green Farm Close, Chesterfield, was remanded in custody to appear at North East Derbyshire and Dales Magistrates' Court today.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident. If you did, call us on the 101 number with reference: 18*272472.

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