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Man assaulted by burglars in Whitwell

Alert message sent 16/01/2020 15:05:00

Information sent on behalf of Derbyshire Constabulary

We are appealing for witnesses following a burglary in Whitwell.

A 73-year-old man was in the kitchen of his home in Welbeck Street at about 6pm on Friday 3 January when two men walked into the house through an unlocked door.

They took him to the lounge and assaulted him before taking cash from his wallet.

He has described the men as white and in their 20s. They had their faces covered.

The victim suffered facial injuries.

Witnesses or anyone with information should contact Detective Staff Investigator Jessica Jackson via the below methods, quoting reference 20*0005625:

•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.

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Carole Woodall (Police, Communications Administrator, Derbyshire)

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