Two men charged in connection with Derby robberies
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Two men have charged been in connection with alleged robberies in Derby.
We received reports of robberies on St Peter’s Street at around 5.15pm on Friday 23 June and on Stockbrook Park at around 12.30am on Friday 23 June. Officers are also investigating a report of an incident where a man was allegedly threatened with a knife in St Peter’s Street at around 6.30pm on Saturday 17 June.
Darren Mannion, 18, of Beaufort Street, Derby has been charged with robbery, theft, possession of a controlled drug, attempting to cause grievous bodily harm, possession of a knife and threatening a person with a blade.
Tristan Butler, 19, of Melandra Court, Derby, has been charged with robbery and possession of a knife in a public place.
Both have appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court this week and were remanded in custody pending a future court hearing.
Detective Sergeant Louise Munday, of the South Neighbourhood Acquisitive Crime Team, said: “These robberies happened in very public places and two occurred in daylight hours when the areas were likely to be quite busy.
“The Neighbourhood Acquisitive Crime Team are continuing with their investigations into all three matters.
“If you believe you may have witnessed any of the incidents above, or you have any further information that may be able to help us, please make contact with Derbyshire Police.”
Anyone with any information on the incidents is asked to contact us, using any of the below methods, quoting the reference 23*386431 for the St Peter’s Street robbery, 23*388932 for the Stockbrook Park robbery or 23*386443 for the 17 June incident: