Street robbers target teenager

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TWO street robbers attacked a 19 year-old woman in Chesterfield and fled with her mobile phone.

The hooded offenders struck on a path, between Central Drive and Boythorpe Rise, about 6pm, on Tuesday, July 12.

A Derbyshire Constabulary police spokesman said: “The woman had been walking through Queen’s Park and went across to Central Drive and down a footpath leading to Boythorpe Rise when she was attacked.

“She noticed the two offenders walking towards her while she was texting on her mobile phone but as they reached her she was hit over the head and they grabbed her phone and tried to grab her handbag.”

The offenders were described as two men wearing black and blue hooded tops and caps.

Police said the woman also went to hospital for a check-up but was not thought to have suffered serious injuries.

Witnesses or anyone with information are urged to call Derbyshire Constabulary on 0345 123 3333 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111.