Appeal for witnesses after Chesterfield robbery


POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a robbery in the early hours of Thursday August 18 on Crow Lane in Chesterfield.

The incident happened at about five minutes past midnight when four people were walking home. They were approached by two men who asked for a cigarette. One man grabbed a 47-year-old woman’s handbag and ran off towards Chesterfield.

No-one was injured and the bag didn’t contain anything of value.

The man who stole the bag is described as being white, between 25 - 30-years-old and about five feet seven inches tall. He was wearing dark clothing.

Anyone who witnessed the robbery or has any information about the crime should contact DC Alex Edwards on 0345 123 33 33 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.