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Woman arrested after elderly man robbed and assaulted in Clifton

A woman has been arrested after an elderly man was reportedly robbed and stamped on.

The victim, had been speaking with the suspect in Clifton, yesterday (12 January) at around 3am, before things turned violent and he was reportedly pushed to the floor and stamped on.

After refusing to hand over any money to a woman his TV was then stolen.

The victim is not said to have been seriously hurt.

A 27-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of robbery and she remains in custody. Enquiries continue into the incident.

Detective Sergeant Nick Wood, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “The victim in this case has been through a frightening ordeal and we are working together with partner agencies to make sure he is supported.

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“People should be able to feel safe and secure in their own homes and incidents like this will not be tolerated. Our officers are working hard to understand what happened and our enquiries are continuing.

“Thankfully he did not sustain any serious injuries and we would like to reassure the public that we believe the victim and suspect are known to each other so there is not believed to be a wider risk to the community.”

Anyone with any information on what happened is asked to call 101, quoting incident number 284 of 12 January 2022.

 

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