Warning after woman with baby is mugged in broad daylight in Chesterfield

The family of a mum who had her purse ripped from her hands as she was about to board a bus with her young baby have issued a warning for others to be on their guard.

Wednesday, 12th December 2018, 3:26 pm
Updated Wednesday, 12th December 2018, 4:30 pm
New Beetwell Street, Chesterfield
New Beetwell Street, Chesterfield

The woman, who had her baby in a papoose carrier, was about to board a bus on New Beetwell Street, Chesterfield, at noon today.

As she opened her purse to get money for her bus fare, two men grabbed it and ran off.

After pulling cash from the purse, they threw it on the floor and ran off.

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New Beetwell Street, Chesterfield

Her family said they wanted to warn other people to guard their belongings and watch out for thieves