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Police appeal for witnesses after serious assault in shop robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses after a shopkeeper was injured during an attempted robbery in Derbyshire.

Officers were called to a shop in Ilkeston just before 8am this morning.

It followed reports of a serious assault.

An 61-year old man was taken to the Queens Medical Centre with puncture wounds.

His condition is described as stable. The attacker is described as white, in his mid-20's, wearing dark clothing.