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Detectives investigate attempted robberies in Derby

Alert message sent 04/02/2020 10:08:00

Information sent on behalf of Derbyshire Constabulary

Detectives are investigating an attempted robbery on two people in Derby.

The incident happened in West End Park, Mackworth Road, sometime between 10pm and 11pm on Saturday 1 February.

During the incident, a 19-year-old man and 17-year-old girl were in the park when three men approached them.

One man threatened them and asked them for cash, searching the man’s pockets. He then tried to snatch the girl’s mobile.

The three, who are said to be aged 17-21 and who all wore dark padded jackets, then walked off empty-handed.

The man who tried to rob them is described as black, around 5ft 8ins tall, with dark braided hair.

Another member of the group is white and about 6ft tall. He wore grey jogging bottoms.

The third member of the group had a scarf over his face.

If you have any information please contact DC Qassum Hussain via one of the following contact methods, quoting reference 20*061657:

•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 on 0800 555 111.

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Carole Woodall (Police, Communications Administrator, Derbyshire)

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