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Witness appeal following robbery at take-away

Posted on 27th November 2018

Officers investigating a robbery at a Chinese take-away in Newbold Village, Chesterfield are appealing to the public for information.

Police were called to the Tan Wong Kitchen on Newbold Road just after 10am on Monday, November 12.

It was reported that a man had entered the takeaway through a downstairs rear door.

He demanded money and an assault took place in which a man was punched and kicked.

The intruder stole an amount of cash from the till and left the premises.

The victim, a 70-year-old man, sustained minor injuries which did not require hospital treatment.

The attacker is described as being white, around 6ft tall and of slim build. He was unshaven, and wore a waist-length grey coat and grey gloves.

We would like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and saw anything suspicious.

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 18000545951 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.

Do you need a quick answer to a general question? Then we recommend you visit the national Ask The Police web site.