Retford: Police want to hear from anyone who saw robbery victim an hour before she was attacked

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Police have launched a fresh appeal for witnesses after a woman was robbed in Retford last week.

The 24 year-old woman was robbed of her phone and boots on Leverton Road on the evening of Tuesday, 11th February after she got into a car thinking it was a taxi.

Detectives would like to speak to anyone who was in either the Moorgate or Tiln Lane areas of the town at around 7.50pm that night as they may well have seen the woman.

She was wearing an orange floral dress under a lilac waist-length coat with black ankle boots.

At around 8.50pm she was robbed by a man after she mistakenly got into a dark coloured saloon car thinking it was a taxi.

The subsequent robbery happened in Leverton Road near to North View Farm.

Her phone and one boot have yet to be recovered.

The man was Asian in appearance, in his late 20s or early 30s, with dark hair. He was clean shaven, just under 6ft tall, and of medium build.

He wore dark clothing, including a polo shirt under a jumper or cardigan.

Police want to hear from you if you have subsequently found the phone or boot, or if you saw the woman before the attack.

Contact police on 101, quoting incident 797 of 11th February 2014, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.