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Scene in Derby as burst pipe closed road

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Emergency services were called this morning to the Chester Green area of Derby after a burst water main flooded the area.

Mansfield Road remains closed.

Credit: ITV News Central/Phil Brewster
Credit: ITV News Central/Phil Brewster
Credit: ITV News Central/Phil Brewster

Burst water main: Severn Trent apologise for disruption

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This morning we’ve discovered a burst water pipe at Mansfield Road which may be causing water supplies to be off or at low pressure for some of our customers. Our teams are out on site now and will work around the clock to get this pipe fixed and everything back to normal as quickly as possible.

We know how difficult it is to have no water, especially at this time of day and we’re sorry for the inconvenience this may be causing. We’d like to reassure our customers that we’re doing everything we can to get the water supplies back on as soon as we can.

As the burst pipe is in the middle of the road, unfortunately we do need traffic management to allow our teams to work safely and to keep road users safely away from the work area. Again we’d like to apologise for any disruption this may cause.

– Severn Trent

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Burst water main projects torrent into air

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Emergency services were called this morning to the Chester Green area of Derby after a burst water main flooded the area.

Trapped residents had to be rescued from their homes.

Alfreton Road has significant damage and is still closed.

Severn Trent are now investigating.

Derby man charged with sex offences remanded in custody

Derby man charged with sex offences remanded in custody Credit: PA

A man from Derby, who has been charged with sexual offences, has been remanded in custody.

Ilija High of Autumn Grove, Chaddesden appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates Court this morning.

The 23-year-old was charged with seven offences said to have happened on September, 27 2014 in Spondon, September, 7 2015 at Darley Abbey and December, 22 2015 in Spondon.

Investigations into a serious sexual assault in the Stoney Lane area of Spondon on February, 16 2017 are continuing.

Man charged after series of sex attacks in Derbyshire

A man's been charged following a series of attacks on women in Derbyshire Credit: PA Wire

A man has been charged with a number of sex offences following a series of attacks on women in Derbyshire.

A 23-year-old man from Chaddesden has been charged with seven sexual offences against three victims in Spondon and Darley Abbey.

Earlier this week police launched an appeal for information, arresting the suspect following a lead from a member of the public.

Investigations into a serious sexual assault in the Stoney Lane area of Spondon on February 16 2017 are continuing.

Det Insp Emlyn Richards of Derbyshire Police said: “People are still calling and emailing us with information and I would ask them to continuing doing so."

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Rings stolen from elderly man as he rode mobility scooter

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Police are investigating after rings with sentimental value were stolen from an elderly man in Derby as he rode his mobility scooter.

The 84-year-old was riding along Almond Street at around 1.45pm on Tuesday, February 28 when a woman pulled up beside him in a small black car, driving onto the pavement to stop him.

She asked the victim for his wedding ring. When he refused, she stood in front of his scooter, took three rings from his fingers and tried to remove his necklace. She is described as white and aged in her mid-thirties.

The man's plain gold wedding band, a gold signet ring with a square shape on the top and a gold ring with the words ‘Napoleon’ and ‘Josephine’ inscribed all had sentimental value to the victim.

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Julie Proctor on 101, quoting occurrence number 17000086652.

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