CHESTERFIELD: Police hunt street robber

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POLICE are appealing for information after a man attempted to steal a woman’s bag in Chesterfield.

The incident happened between 5.55am and 6.20am, on Friday, February 8, in Brimington.

A 31-year-old woman was walking along Lansdowne Road, near the junction of Chesterfield Road, when a man approached her from behind and tried to grab her bag.

Police said she turned and ran back along Lansdowne Road and nothing was taken. The man was wearing a dark woolly type hat and it is thought he ran towards Brimington.

Any witnesses or anyone with information should contact Derbyshire police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.