Police hunt robber who punched woman sat on bench in north Derbyshire village

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A woman was punched in her face and had money stolen from her pockets as she sat on a bench in a north Derbyshire village.

Police said the 48-year-old was sat on a bench on the Trans Pennine trail, off Main Road, Renishaw, when she was robbed.

She was punched before the robber grabbed the money she had in her pockets.

The robber was white, aged between 20 and 25, about 5ft 8ins, and was wearing a dark coat with the hood up, dark trousers and blue trainers with white and yellow on them.

He was also said to have had a nasal septum piercing of a ring with two balls.

Anyone with information about the robbery at 10.10am on Tuesday, January 20 should call Derbyshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.