Police are under investigation for the handling of public information on the tragic death of Derbyshire teenager, Amber Peat.
Officers are being investigated over concerns that they failed to act thoroughly on reported sightings.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating Nottinghamshire Police over its handling.
The IPCC have issued the following statement.
We are conducting an independent investigation into Nottinghamshire Police's response to the missing person's report concerning Amber Peat.
"The investigation is in its early stages and we have made initial contact with Amber's family to inform them of our investigation."
Shocking CCTV has been released showing a man being mown down on the pavement in Mansfield.Read the full story ›
A man who suggested on Facebook Mansfield teenager Amber Peat was murdered has been bailed.
A 19-year-old male was arrested in London on Wednesday by the Metropolitan Police on suspicion of malicious communication, after writing a post on the social networking site during the three day search for the 13-year-old.
Amber was found hanged near her home in Mansfield a fortnight ago. Police are not treating her death as suspicious.
Police are investigating after a man was mown down by a hit and run driver on a pavement in Mansfield.Read the full story ›
A woman who pioneered the idea of riding being therapeutic for people with disabilities is awarded in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.Read the full story ›
The body of 13-year-old Amber Peat was discovered in Mansfield after she walked out of the family home afternoon following a row with her parents.
The inquest into her death will take place today at Nottingham Coroner's Court, in Old Market Square, Nottingham.
Former Team GB swimmer Rebecca Adlington has given birth to a baby girl, she has announced.Read the full story ›
Swimming star Rebecca Adlington OBE from Nottinghamshire has given birth to her first child, a girl. She tweeted her delight, saying she and her husband were "over the moon".
.@harryneeds and I are over the moon as we welcomed our beautiful baby girl this morning. She's doing well and we're so in love!!!
Rebecca retired from the pool at the age of 23, saying she decided to quit competitive sport because she felt she was too old to take on the very best. She won two gold medals at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
A candlelit walk will be held this evening to raise money for the funeral of a teenage girl who was found hanged in Mansfield.
The body of Amber Peat was discovered by police last week less than a mile from her home, just three days after she went missing.
Walkers are being asked to donate £1 towards the funeral and bring along a candle.