Live updates

Two men arrested over garage burglary thanks to local eye witness

The men were arrested last night Credit: PA

Police arrested two men on suspicion of burglary last night after they were called by a vigilant member of the public to a garage in Shirebrook.

Officers were called to a row of garages in Swanwick Avenue, Shirebrook, just before midnight on Wednesday.

A member of the public spotted two men acting suspiciously around the garages.

Police attended and arrested two men on suspicion of burglary after they were found inside one of the garages.

They remain in police custody this morning.


Police investigating after van set on fire in Ripley

Police are investigating the arson in Ripley Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Archive/PA Images

Police investigating an arson attack in Ripley are appealing for witnesses.

On Monday at approximately 6.30pm a yellow Vivaro van was set on fire. The van was parked near to a farm next to the former Hanson Brick site on Whitely Road, Ripley.

Officers investigating are keen to speak to anyone that may have been in the area at the time to contact them with any information.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Sean Davis on 101 quoting crime reference number 35396/15.

Concerns grow for missing 19-year-old from Alfreton

19-year-old Joseph Taylor has been missing from Alfreton since April 27th 2014 Credit: Derbyshire Police

Derbyshire Police are appealing for help to find an Alfreton teenager who has been missing for over two months.

19-year-old Joseph Taylor was last seen at home on April 27th earlier this year and his family are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare.

Joseph has links with Ripley, but is thought to have travelled to either Ollerton or Mansfield.

He is described as 6ft 6in tall, stocky, with blonde hair and youthful looks.

Man arrested after toddler rescued from locked car

The toddler was rescued in Clay Cross at 2:15pm on Friday afternoon Credit: PA

A man's been arrested after an 18-month-old girl had to be rescued from a locked car in Derbyshire.

A member of the public called police after finding the distressed child trapped inside the vehicle in Market Street in Clay Cross at 2:15pm yesterday.

General view of Market Street in Clay Cross Credit: Google Street View

Officers had to smash the windows to get to the toddler, who was then taken to a nearby Adult Community Education Centre where an ambulance was called.

The child was taken to Chesterfield Royal Hospital as a precautionary measure.

A 46-year-old man has been detained by police and social services are involved.


Police appeal to trace man not seen for 30 years

Police are looking for man not seen for 30 years Credit: Derbyshire Police

Police in Buxton in Derbyshire are trying to trace a man who has not been seen for more than 30 years. They want to speak to Edward William Garlick about a rape allegation. He lived in Buxton in the 1970's but has not been seen locally or by his family since about 1980. He would now be 62.

Anyone who knows where Mr Garlick is is being asked to contact police on 101.

Search for baby tortoises stolen from garden

Stock photo of tortoises Credit: PA

Police have launched a public appeal after two baby tortoises were stolen from a garden in Alfreton in Derbyshire.

The three-month old Horsefield Tortoises were believed to have been taken from a pen in the garden of a house on West End sometime between 2pm and 2.30pm on Saturday, May 17.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Derbyshire Police on the 101 number or contact Crimestoppers.

Pedestrian seriously hurt in hit & run near Ilkeston

Street view of Stanley near where last night's collision took place Credit: Google Street View

A pedestrian's been seriously hurt in a hit & run in Ilkeston in Derbyshire.

The collision happened at 11:00pm last night (Saturday 17 May), on Station Road in Stanley.

Map showing village of Stanley where the hit & run took place Credit: ITV News Central

The silver coloured car failed to stop and police are now appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to call Derbyshire Police on the 101 number.

The collision happened at around 11:00pm last night on Station Road Credit: ITV News Central
Load more updates