Sheffield boy accused of street robbery

Hornthorpe Road, Eckington
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A man was attacked by a gang of youths who pulled up alongside him in a car and stole his cigarettes.

The 23-year-old was walking along Hornthorpe Road, Eckington, when three youths in a small green car pulled up alongside him at the crossroads with Pitt Street and Setcup Lane.

He told Derbyshire police he was attacked by the driver and a passenger before his cigarettes were stolen.

The victim escaped with minor injuries.

A 17-year-old boy from Sheffield has been charged with robbery.

Witnesses to the incident at 5pm on Wednesday, June 1 should call Detective Constable Antonia Hill at Derbyshire Police on 101.