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Officer's investigating two robberies in Derby are appealing for information

Posted on 30th March 2019

An appeal for further information is being made by officer’s investigating two robberies which took place on Bass Recreation Ground in Derby.

At around 1.55am this morning, Saturday, March 30, a 16-year-old boy was walking towards Station Approach when he was approached by three youths.

The youths jumped out of a nearby bush and demanded that the boy hand over his phone, they made threats towards him. The boy handed over his phone and they ran off.

All three youths were wearing dark coloured clothing.

A similar offence took place on Thursday, March 28 at around 10pm.

A man was walking through the recreation ground when three youths jumped out of a bush and demanded that the man hand over his phone and cash. One of the youths assaulted him and they ran off towards the skate park.

One of the teenagers was around 6ft tall and chubby and the other two were shorter. They all had their faces covered.

If you have any information which may assist with our enquiries, please get in touch using one of the following non-emergency contact methods.

Please quote the reference numbers 19000160954 or 19000158697 and the name of the officer in the case, DS Ritchie Parkins, in any correspondence.

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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