South Normanton assault: witnesses wanted

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault that took place in South Normanton. On Friday, September 16, at about 10.35pm a 27 year-old man was walking along an alleyway between Hamlet Lane and Eastfield Drive when he was approached by two men. One of the men asked for his mobile phone, when he refused he was attacked. During the attack a mobile phone was stolen.

The offender was described as wearing all black clothing and a black woolly hat. A man has been arrested and interviewed in connection with this incident and has been released on police bail.

If anyone has any further information in relation to this crime please contact Derbyshire police on the new non-emergency number 101.