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TRAINS: EAST MIDLANDS TRAINS - NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

TRAINS: EAST MIDLANDS TRAINS - NOTTINGHAMSHIRE Credit: PA

There are delays of up to one hour on East Midlands trains between Nottingham and Chesterfield due to a person being hit by a train.

Trains on the Liverpool Lime Street / Nottingham / Norwich route are being diverted via Derby.

The 05:29 Nottingham to Liverpool Lime Street service will not call at Sheffield or Dore. Tickets are being accepted on CrossCountry services.

Click here for the latest on the disruption.

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Convict absconds from open prison

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Derbyshire Police say a convict has absconded from HMP Sudbury.

26-year-old Sean Maher was serving a 16-year sentence for conspiracy to commit robbery and possession of an imitation firearm with intent to commit an offence.

Maher is described as white, 5ft 7in tall, of medium build with short brown hair. He has a scar above his right eye and a tattoo on his lower right arm saying ‘Sean’.

It's believed he could have spent time in Rugby since he absconded on Friday, October 13.

The force is asking anyone with information to contact them.

Appeal after thieves steal from charity shop

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Derbyshire Police have launched an appeal after CCTV captured two men stealing from a charity shop.

It happened at Give For Good, in the Market Place, Ripley at around 3.50pm on Thursday (November 2).

In the footage one man can be seen distracting the shop assistant while the other ventures into the office and searches handbags.

The pair left with money from the safe.

The force is asking anyone with information to contact them.

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