Robber stops man in the street and walks off with cash

Police are investigating a street robbery in a Derbyshire town after a man was stopped by a thief who demanded cash.

Wednesday, 15th June 2016, 1:23 pm
Updated Wednesday, 15th June 2016, 2:28 pm

Derbyshire officers are appeal for witnesses after the robbery in South Normanton on Wednesday, May 25 at around 10am.

They said: "A man was walking along Market Place in South Normanton, near to Chillies takeaway, when he was approached by a man who asked him for money.

"The suspect took the man’s wallet and stole cash from it and walked off.

"The man was described as black, of a large build and spoke poor English."

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Steven Slater on 101 quoting crime number 23619/16.

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You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.