Witnesses sought after a 74-year-old woman is robbed in Chesterfield

Alert message sent 08/10/2020 11:47:00

Information sent on behalf of Derbyshire Constabulary

We are appealing for witnesses after a 74-year-old woman was robbed in Chesterfield.

At about 11.15am on Wednesday 23 October, she was walking along Rose Hill when she was approached from behind by a man who reached into her bag and took her purse.

He ran off down Soresby Street towards the Market Place.

She has described the robber as white, very slim and in his early 20s. He had short, dark hair, a pointy nose, and wore a navy blue jacket and dark trousers.

Witnesses or anyone with information should contact us via the below methods quoting reference number 20*500506 in any correspondence;

Facebook – send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
Twitter – direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact
Website – complete the online contact form www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.
Phone – call us on 101.
You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Message sent by
Melissa O'Gorman (Police, Support staff, Press Office)

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