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Appeal after 80-year-old assaulted on a Derby bus

Police are appealing for information after a passenger on a bus travelling to Derby assaulted two women.

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The first assault happened when a woman caught a bus travelling from Wirksworth to Derby at about 7.30am this morning.

During the journey, she assaulted an 80-year-old woman by banging her head on a seat.

When the bus reached Belper, the offender stepped off and assaulted a second woman by pushing her to the floor.

The offender then continued her journey to Derby.

She was described as white, in her mid-20s, with shoulder length dark hair. She was wearing a tracksuit and multi-coloured socks, and was carrying a Nike sports bag.

Police believe that both attacks were unprovoked and they want to hear from anyone who may have seen the woman in Derby since this morning.

Anyone with information should call PC Matt Moore on 101, quoting incident 181 of June 25.

Appeal for 13-year-old missing from Derby home

Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a teenager who was reported missing from his home in Derby yesterday.

13-year-old Colm Finan. Credit: Derbyshire Police

Colm Finan was last seen leaving his house in Oaklands Avenue in Sunny Hill yesterday afternoon.

However the 13-year-old did not return home last night and police are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare.

Colm is about 4ft 10ins, of thin build and with short blond hair. He was last seen wearing a grey Adidas jumper and grey and white jogging bottoms.

Anyone who has seen Colm or has information on his whereabouts should call Derbyshire police on 101, quoting incident 818 of June 24.

Appeal to find 26-year-old man missing since Tuesday

Police are appealing for help of the public in trying to find a man missing from Long Eaton since Tuesday.

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Jordan Werkowski-Freeman, 26, was last seen at his home address on Clarence Road in Long Eaton at 8am on Tuesday.

He is 5ft 10ins tall, of a slim build and has short brown curly hair and often has stubble on his face. He also has a tattoo on his neck.

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of him is asked to ring 101 quoting incident number 462 of June 17.


Flooding advice: What to do in an emergency

Flooding at the Grosvenor Pub in Nottingham Credit: Harley Perry

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued the following flood advice if there is an emergency:

  • You and your family's safety is most important, so move them and your pets upstairs.
  • Don't barricade yourself in a room make sure you still have a means of escape.
  • Turn off your electricity and gas supply, if it is safe to do so, but do not touch sources of electricity when standing in flood water.
  • Move your valuable items upstairs or to a high point in your property.
  • Disconnect any equipment that uses water, like, washing machines and dishwashers.
  • To stop flood water from entering your home, fit flood protection products like airbrick covers, sandbags and toilet bungs.
  • In some cases you may be evacuated to a rest centre. If you think you may need to be evacuated during a flood, remember to pack spare clothing.
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