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Last Updated: Thursday, 30 November 2006, 13:44 GMT
Robbers threaten man with syringe
A man has been threatened with a hypodermic needle while pushing his child in a pushchair in the street.

Police in Nottingham are hunting two men who threatened the man and then robbed him on Station Street.

The 20-year-old man was out with his 19-month-old baby when he was approached on Friday night.

He was hit in the neck and pushed down a slope towards the Capital One Building. The child was unhurt and slept through the attack.

Scottish accent

One of his attackers held a needle to his eye and threatened to stab him until he handed over some money.

One of the attackers is described as white, about 35 years old, of medium build and with a strong Scottish accent. He was wearing a jacket and denim jeans and had a short beard.

The second man was white, about 25 years old, of skinny build with brown hair and wearing a raincoat.

Nottinghamshire police have asked for any witnesses to contact them.


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