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Officers appeal for information after Osmaston Park Road robbery

Posted on 26th September 2018

We are appealing to the public for information following an attempted robbery during which a 67-year-old woman was injured.

The alleged incident occurred on Osmaston Park Road, Derby close to the junction with Abingdon Street on Saturday, September 8 between 8pm and 8.30pm.

The woman was walking in the direction of Spider Island, when a man ran up from behind and grabbed her handbag from her arm, pulling her to the ground.

The offender ran off towards Spider Island. He is described as being white and around 5ft 5ins tall. He was wearing a dark hoodie with the hood up.

The woman required hospital treatment for injuries to her hip and elbow.

The white handbag with an owl keyring attached contained personal items and cash.

If you saw the incident, think you might have CCTV footage or 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 18000430081 and the name of the officer in the case, PC Jodi Wood, 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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