Saturday 27 November 2021
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Man assaulted by group of men and robbed in afternoon attack

Police have arrested one suspect and are continuing their investigation to trace others after a man was assaulted and robbed of his wallet, phone and coat.

The victim was attacked by a group of men in Waldeck Road, Nottingham. He suffered head injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

The robbery happened at around 4.30pm yesterday (Tuesday 23 November 2021).

Following enquiries, police arrested a 19-year-old man last night on suspicion of robbery.

Detective Sergeant Franco Guddemi, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Our enquiries into this incident are ongoing and we are working hard to trace and arrest the outstanding suspects believed to have been involved in this violence.

“I’d urge anyone who saw what happened or who has any information which could assist us with our investigation to please come forward.

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“We’d also like to hear from any drivers who were in the area around this time and who may have recorded dash-cam footage of this incident.

“Robbery is an incredibly serious offence which can have a long-lasting impact on victims. I’d like to reassure people that we investigate all reports of robbery and work tirelessly to bring offenders to justice.”

Nottinghamshire Police has two robbery teams whose officers are dedicated specialists in investigating robberies.

Anyone with any information about the robbery is urged to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 490 of 23 November 2021, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.



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