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Suspect in Derby sex assaults case remanded in custody

Suspect in Derby sex assaults case remanded in custody Credit: PA

A man charged with ten counts of sexual assaults has been remanded in custody after a series of attacks on women in Derby city centre.

32 year-old Nadeem Bhatti of Queensway, Derby, appeared before magistrates today (January 12). He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Derby Crown Court on February 9.

Detective Inspector Richard Burton, who is leading the investigation, said:

I would like to thank the many members of the public who have contacted us with information relating to these crimes which has led to the arrest of a suspect.

Sometimes we don’t have all the answers and we rely on assistance from members of the public to help with our investigations. In this case the information provided has helped us to bring a man to court to face charges for this string of offences.

– Detective Inspector Richard Burton

Police dealing with collision and broken down car

The A52 slip road at junction 25 of the M1 is closed. Credit: Highways England

Derbyshire police are currently dealing with a collision and a broken down car on the the A52 at Borrowash.

They are urging drivers to avoid the A52 if possible while work to clear the scene is ongoing.

They were called just before 6am to reports that a car had struck the central reservation. The driver has been taken to hospital.

The A52 slip road at junction 25 of the M1 is closed, which is causing traffic problems.

Witnesses to the collision should call us on 101 quoting incident 95 of today.

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