Alfreton man assaulted and robbed of mobile phone

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Detectives are appealing for information after a man was robbed of his mobile phone and cash as he walked through South Normanton.

At around 2pm on Saturday a 20-year-old man was walking along Alfreton Road in the direction of Alfreton when two men approached him.

One of the men asked the victim for money before punching him, which caused him to fall to the ground.

He was kicked by both the offenders who then stole his phone and wallet and left.

The victim suffered bruising and pain following the assault.

The offenders were both in their 20s, one was white and wearing a grey and red wool jacket and the other was black and wearing a black jacket.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Amber Valley CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.