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Police want to speak to this man over a bank robbery

Derbyshire Police have release images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a bank robbery in Matlock.

At 2.30pm yesterday (Wednesday, February 18) a man entered the Royal Bank of Scotland on Snitterton Road, Matlock and demanded cash from the cashier.

Credit: Derbyshire Police
Credit: Derbyshire Police

He threatened staff with a gun and the cashier handed over an amount of money. The man left the bank and ran up Snitterton Road.

He was wearing a black hat, black scarf, black gloves and a black Nike coat which had a grey and blue logo, a blue zip and blue lining in the hood.

Officers would like anyone who recognises the man to contact them


Stan Collymore calls on Derby fans to boycott Norwich trip

Collymore urged Derby fans to Credit: PA

Former Nottingham Forest, Leicester and Aston Villa striker Stan Collymore is calling on Derby fans to boycott their Championship fixture at Norwich on March 14 over ticket prices.

Travelling fans will be charged a £40 pounds for a non-subsidised ticket.

The Former footballer turned pundit joined in the debate on Twitter:

In contrast, Norwich City supporters were charged £27 for adults at the iPro Stadium on December 20.

Concerns grow for missing deaf teenager from Leicester

Lauren Parker is deaf and communicates through notes and text messages. Credit: Leicestershire Police

Lauren Parker has been missing since 1pm on Sunday, February 15.

The 19-year-old was last seen catching a bus into Leicester city centre from the Halifax Drive area.

Lauren is deaf and she communicates primarily though writing notes and text messages. She also has connections to Derby and Reading.

Police would like to hear from anyone who has seen her, or knows of her whereabouts.


Work starts at Derby Innovation Centre today

Artist's impression of the Derby Innovation Centre Credit: Derby City Council

Work will start at the site of the new Derby Innovation Centre today.

A ceremony will be held this afternoon to celebrate the beginning of the multi-million pound construction project.

The centre aims to provide businesses with easy access to the latest academic research and development. The project is a joint-venture between Derby, Aston and Cranfield universities.

Boys as young as eight sought after bag snatched

The bag was snatched on Lynwood Road Credit: Google Maps

Police are hunting two boys as young as eight after a pensioner's bag was snatched in Derby.

Derbyshire Police said it is seeking the public's help to trace the youngsters after an 81-year-old woman was left "badly shaken" by the incident.

She had just got off a bus in the Sinfin area at about 5.45pm last Thursday when she felt her handbag being pulled from her shoulder.

She let go of her bag, and turned to see two boys running off along Lynwood Road towards The Chase.

A police spokesman said the boys are described as being aged between eight and nine and were about 4ft 6in.

Both were wearing hooded tops, with their hoods up.

The leather-look pink bag contained a patchwork purse and Samsung mobile phone.

Police said the woman was uninjured but shaken.

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