Man charged after attempted robbery in Buxton

A man has been charged after an attempted robbery in Buxton on Saturday night.

At 7.40pm, the 22-year-old victim was walking along Kents Bank Road when a car pulled alongside him and a male got out demanding money before punching him several times.

Nothing was taken and when another car pulled alongside to help the victim, the offender got back in the car and drove off.

A 23-year-old man was charged and is due to appear before magistrates in Chesterfield today (Monday). A 30-year-old woman who was arrested has been released on bail and a 20-year-old man remains in custody.