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Appeal for information after cash was stolen from a woman in Derby

Posted on 31st May 2018

Officers investigating a theft are appealing for further information to assist with their enquiries.

On Wednesday, May 16 at around 10am a woman was on Osmaston Road in Derby on her mobility scooter when a man stopped her and asked her for a cigarette.

She opened her handbag and he then snatched some money from inside and ran off.

The man was described as white, aged 25-30-years-old, with a small beard and was wearing a grey woolly hat, a jacket, jeans and a t-shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Neil Haywood on 101 quoting reference number 18000222915.

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

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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