Witness appeal after attempted robbery in Sawley Park

Published on: Tuesday, 30th April 2019

Officers investigating an attempted robbery in Sawley Park, off Draycott Road, Sawley are appealing for witnesses.

The incident is reported to have happened at around 9.10pm on Saturday, April 27.   A 22-year-old man was walking across the park from Wilmot Road, when he was approached by a man who threatened him and demanded his wallet.

The 22-year-old refused to hand over his belongings and punched the alleged attacker in the face, before running away.

The attacker is described as being in his late teens, white and around 5ft 9ins tall.  He was of slim build and had dark, curly hair.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who was in the park, who witnessed the incident or the events leading up to it.

If you have any information that may help with enquiries, you can contact Police via the non-emergency number 101, via the Police social media presences or the 'Contact Us' link of the Derbyshire Police website, quoting reference number 19000214446 and for the attention of DC Mark Wilkinson.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.

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