Derby robbery

Alert message sent 02/06/2020 12:16:00

Information sent on behalf of Derbyshire Constabulary

A man has been robbed of his wallet in Derby.

At around 4pm on Saturday 23 May, a 76-year-old man was walking along Drewery Lane, from the direction of the Monk Street shops, when he was approached from behind by a man.

The man took his wallet from his trouser pocket and ran off. The victim tried to stop him but was unsuccessful.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident, questioned and released on bail while inquiries continue.

We want to hear from anyone who witnessed what happened. You can contact DC Hayley Mepham on the below methods, quoting reference 20*260976:

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 contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Carole Woodall (Police, Communications Administrator, Derbyshire)

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