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PICTURE: Teenager robbed by moped rider near Sheffield hospital

An e-fit of the suspect.
An e-fit of the suspect.

A teenager had her mobile phone snatched by a man who rode past her on a scooter outside a hospital.

The 19-year-old victim was stood on Herries Road outside Sheffield's Northern General Hospital when the scooter rider approached, grabbed the phone out of her hand and then rode off.

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Detectives investigating the incident, which happened on Thursday, June 21, at about 9.30pm, have now released an e-fit picture of the suspect.

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A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "The suspect is described as being around 15 or 16-years-old, approximately 5ft 6ins tall, of heavy build. He was riding a zinc scooter with blue handlebars, and is believed to have been wearing a grey Adidas jacket.

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"Did you witness the robbery? Do you recognise the individual pictured?

"Please call 101 quoting incident number 234 of 21 June 2018. You can also give information to Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111."