Accused robber appears in court

NEWS: News.

NEWS: News.

A man who has been charged in connection with an attempted robbery and a forced entry in Ripley has had his case adjourned until next month.

Derbyshire Constabulary stated that a 26-year-old woman was walking along Church Street in the town centre about 10.15pm, on Friday, April 4, when a man allegedly grabbed her and attempted to steal her mobile phone. Police said a member of the public intervened and the alleged offender ran away.

At around 11pm on the same day, a man knocked on the door of a house on Padley Close, according to police, and as the occupant opened the door the man allegedly tried to force his way in.


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