Appeal for witnesses to attempted robbery near Hague Bar

Alert message sent 30/01/2020 13:33:00

Information sent on behalf of Derbyshire Constabulary

Officers are appealing for witnesses to an attempted street robbery to come forward to assist in their enquiries.

At around 9am on Monday, 23 December, the victim, a 25-year-old man from Lower Hague, was assaulted by a man who was being driven in a silvery blue car, similar to a Citroen Picasso.

The man tripped the victim to the ground and attempted to steal a laptop bag. The victim managed to trip the man, who dropped the laptop, ran back to the car and was driven away from the scene.

A number of motorists stopped at the scene and came to the victims’ aid. Officers are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident and may have dashcam footage that captured the incident or the vehicle involved.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Derbyshire police with reference 20*001114 using any of the below methods:

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 anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Carole Woodall (Police, Communications Administrator, Derbyshire)

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