Teen punched in laptop robbery

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was robbed of his laptop in Belper.

At around 12.45pm on Monday, July 30, a 16-year-old boy was walking through an alleyway from Belper Lane and Spring Close when he was punched to the side of his head by a man. The victim fell to the ground and the offender then grabbed the victim’s laptop and ran off. He took the laptop out of its bag and discarded the bag.

The thief was wearing a blue hooded jumper with the hood pulled up and light grey tracksuit bottoms.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.