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Appeal after 80-year-old assaulted on a Derby bus

Police are appealing for information after a passenger on a bus travelling to Derby assaulted two women.

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The first assault happened when a woman caught a bus travelling from Wirksworth to Derby at about 7.30am this morning.

During the journey, she assaulted an 80-year-old woman by banging her head on a seat.

When the bus reached Belper, the offender stepped off and assaulted a second woman by pushing her to the floor.

The offender then continued her journey to Derby.

She was described as white, in her mid-20s, with shoulder length dark hair. She was wearing a tracksuit and multi-coloured socks, and was carrying a Nike sports bag.

Police believe that both attacks were unprovoked and they want to hear from anyone who may have seen the woman in Derby since this morning.

Anyone with information should call PC Matt Moore on 101, quoting incident 181 of June 25.

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Appeal for 13-year-old missing from Derby home

Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a teenager who was reported missing from his home in Derby yesterday.

13-year-old Colm Finan. Credit: Derbyshire Police

Colm Finan was last seen leaving his house in Oaklands Avenue in Sunny Hill yesterday afternoon.

However the 13-year-old did not return home last night and police are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare.

Colm is about 4ft 10ins, of thin build and with short blond hair. He was last seen wearing a grey Adidas jumper and grey and white jogging bottoms.

Anyone who has seen Colm or has information on his whereabouts should call Derbyshire police on 101, quoting incident 818 of June 24.

East Midlands trains delayed up to an hour

East Midlands Trains have confirmed delays of up to an hour this afternoon due to signalling problems:

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The train company has advised passengers to claim compensation if they have been affected by the delays:

The train company has issued details of the routes affected. Credit: East Midlands Trains

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Appeal after 9-year-old in critical condition after collision

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a boy suffered serious head injuries following a collision in Handsworth yesterday (Friday 24 June).

The boy, a pedestrian, aged 9, was in a collision with a Ford Focus on Grove Lane near to the junction with Douglas Road and Hinstock Road at around 5.55pm Friday.

He was taken to hospital with serious head injuries, where he remains in a critical condition.

The driver of the car, a 23-year-old man was spoken to at the scene by officers and is assisting the enquiry.

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