Youth arrested for phone robbery

Police have charged a 15-year-old youth following a robbery last week in Heanor.

A 16-year-old was walking along Mundy Street when two youths snatched his phone from his hand and ran off.

A 15 year-old was arrested on Friday and charged with robbery. Police are still appealing for witnesses to a theft that took place on the same evening at 9.30pm. A man was walking across Heanor Memorial Park when two youths asked him for a cigarette. They kicked him and stole a phone and a bank card. One attacker was described as white, around 5ft 6 inches tall, wearing a white hooded top with a Lonsdale logo, the second youth was 5 ft 11 inches and wearing a long-sleeved dark coloured top.

Anyone with information is asked to call Amber Valley CID using the non-emergency number 101.