Attempted robbery in Hathersage

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Police are appealing for information after an attempted robbery in Hathersage on Monday evening.

The victim was walking through an alleyway off Main Road at around 5.50pm when a man who had been sat on some steps stood up and told him to hand over his money. The victim refused, and the offender ran off.

He is described as being around five feet tall, in his late 20s, of mixed race and was wearing a blue baseball cap, blue tracksuit bottoms and a black jacket.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Derbyshire police on 101, quoting the reference number 19800/15.