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Appeal after robbery in Buxton

Alert message sent 08/05/2020 09:02:00

Information sent on behalf of Derbyshire Constabulary

We’re appealing for information after a robbery in a Buxton park.

A 54-year-old man was walking his dog in Ashwood Park, in Bakewell Road sometime after 12:00am yesterday morning (Thursday 7 May) when he was approached and threatened by two men.

The men stole the victim’s wallet, which contained a quantity of cash.
The wallet is described as a brown leather bi-fold wallet, with an inside button pocket and is of sentimental value.

The attackers are described as follows:

Attacker 1: around 5ft 4ins tall and of slim build, aged approximately between 17 and 22, and wearing a North Face jacket and black Nike trainers. He had the lower half of his face covered.

Attacker 2: around 5ft 9ins tall of slim build, aged in his early to mid-twenties, and wearing a hoodie, with the hood pulled tightly around his face. He also wore black jogging bottoms with a white logo on the left thigh.

If you recognise the descriptions above, or have any information about this incident, please contact Detective Constable Jane Cyples quoting reference number 2*231173.

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You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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Carole Woodall (Police, Communications Administrator, Derbyshire)

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