Jail for Derby street robber Martin Piggott who targeted lone women
A serial street robber, who targeted a woman walking with her five-year-old son in Derby, has been put behind bars for three-and-a-half years.
Martin Piggott cycled up behind the woman, yanked her handbag from her shoulder and left her injured on the ground.
She managed to keep hold of her bag but police recognised Piggott from CCTV of the attack. And after arresting him, they gathered evidence via a tracking device he was wearing that put him at the scene.
Derby Crown Court was told the 21-year-old had previously been convicted of similar offences in which he robbed women, usually when... read more
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