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Family pay tribute to their 'beautiful boy'

The family of a man killed at the weekend have paid tribute to their ‘beautiful’ boy.

Halcyon Theuri Credit: Derbyshire Police

Halcyon Theuri's body was found on Wingfield Road in the early hours of Sunday, August 31.

The 20 year-old's mother, Faith, and step dad Andi, from Selston, Nottinghamshire, have paid tribute to Halcyon in the following statement:

We write with broken hearts and will forever miss him who has been ripped from our lives, only as it had just started. Our only strength is in God through Jesus. He was our beautiful boy and always will be.”

– Family Statement

A 51-year-old man remains in police custody on suspicion of causing death by careless driving.

Police appeal for missing 22-year-old from Derbyshire

Benjamin Titterton is missing Credit: Derbyshire Police

Police appeal for missing man to contact them.

Benjamin Titterton (22) was last seen at the Chesterfield Royal Hospital on Friday, August 28.

Mr Titterton is described as white, 5ft 10ins tall, of a slim build with light brown short hair. He was last seen wearing a black jacket and dark coloured jogging bottoms.

Ben, or anyone who knows where he is, should contact the police on 101.


Police launch investigation after body found in Derbyshire

The man had suffered serious head injuries. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Archive/PA Images

Police are appealing to the public after the body of a man was found in Alfreton in Derbyshire.

They were called to Wingfield Road in the early hours of this morning.

The man had suffered serious head injuries.

Police want to speak to anyone who was in the area of the A615 Oakerthore to Alfreton road between 3 and 4 am.

They also want to know if anyone has noticed damage to a car.


Officers are investigating attempted break-ins in Derbyshire

Following the incidents, officers will be carrying out increased evenings patrols. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Archive/PA Images

Officers investigating a number of attempted break-ins in Ironville and Pinxton, Derbyshire, are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Sometime between 2.40am and 3am on August 4, four men carrying containers and boxes attempted to kick down the door of the Post Office on Market Street in Ironville.

The following day, at around 12.30am on Wednesday, August 5, police were called after 5 men were seen attempting to break-in to the Ironville Post Office.

Three men were also seen to attempt to kick through the door to Town Street Stores on Town Street in Pinxton at around 3.15am on Tuesday, August 4. They left without gaining entry.

Following the incidents, officers will be carrying out increased evenings patrols and are asking residents to report suspicious activity to them.

Anyone with any information about the incidents, or who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously in the area, is asked to contact PC Matt Clark on 101

Police appeal for person who shot kitten with gun

Stock image of kitten Credit: Genin Nicolas/ABACA/Press Association Images

Police are appealing for witnesses after a kitten was shot with a pellet gun in Hadfield.

The kitten’s owner was in her home at around 7.30pm on Wednesday, August 5 when she heard a small bang outside.

Her four-month-old kitten then came running into the house on Hadfield Road when the owner noticed a wound to his paw.

On examination by a vet, it had been found that the kitten had been shot with a pellet into the chest. The pellet had caused a wound to the kitten’s paw, resulting in surgery.

A similar incident took place at Scotty Brook Crescent in Glossop on Tuesday, July 21.

Officers are urging anyone who may have seen suspicious activity in the area, or anyone with information relating to the attack, to get in touch.

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact PC Stuart Biddle on 101

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