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Normanton assault

Alert message sent 13/12/2019 16:27:00

Information sent on behalf of Derbyshire Constabulary

We’re appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Derby last night (Thursday 12 December).

We were called to reports that a 37-year-old man had been assaulted in Richmond Road, Normanton at 10.20pm.

It is understood that he was walking in the area when he was approached by two men who stopped him and offered to sell him a mobile phone. The man refused and was then assaulted with a broken bottle.

He was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which have been described as not life threatening or life changing.

The attackers are described as white, with tanned skin and dark hair. They are understood to have been between 35-40 years old.

We’d like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have information about this incident.

Did you notice anything suspicious?

Do you have private CCTV installed in the area?

Or were you driving with dash cam installed?

If so, please contact us, quoting reference number 19*665503.

If you have footage that may be useful for officers, please ensure it is securely download to another device and kept safely for them to view.

Facebook – send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
Twitter – direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact
Website – complete the online contact form
Phone – call us on 101.

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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Carole Woodall (Police, Communications Administrator, Derbyshire)

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