Woman threatened and robbed in Chesterfield



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Police are appealing for information after a woman was robbed of her purse as she walked along a footpath near Chesterfield town centre.

At around 8.20pm on Wednesday, March 26 a 25-year-old woman was walking along a footpath behind Ravenside Retail Park, which leads to Baden Powell Avenue, when she was approached by a man

The man threatened the woman and stole her purse before pushing her to the ground and running off.

The victim suffered minor injuries.

The man is described as around 5ft 6ins to 5ft 8ins, of an average build, and around 35-years-old. He was olive skinned with stubble and dark eyes. He was wearing a dark hooded coat with the hood pulled up.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time.

Witnesses or anyone with information should contact DC Sally Martin at Chesterfield CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111