70-year-old man assaulted during robbery at Chinese takeaway in Newbold

Police are investigating a robbery at a Chinese takeaway in Newbold where a 70-year-old man was assaulted.

Officers were called to the Tan Wong Kitchen on Newbold Road just after 10am on Monday November 12.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.

It was reported that a man had entered the takeaway through a downstairs rear door.

He demanded money and an assault took place in which a man was punched and kicked.

The intruder stole an amount of cash from the till and left the premises.

The victim, a 70-year-old man, sustained minor injuries which did not require hospital treatment.

The attacker is described as being white, around 6ft tall and of slim build. He was unshaven, and wore a waist-length grey coat and grey gloves.

Police would like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and saw anything suspicious.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police, quoting the reference number 18000545951, by calling 101 or via the online contact form www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.