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Fish dies after boy is seen to throw bottle of suspected white spirit into a pond in Chesterfield

Posted on 3rd November 2015

Police are looking to speak to six youngsters in Chesterfield after a bottle suspected to contain white spirit was thrown into a pond causing a fish to die.

At just after 2pm on Friday, October 30, a group of youths was seen on CCTV footage walking passed a property on Boythorpe Avenue in the direction of Riber Terrace.

A boy was seen to thrown a bottle into a pond at a property. The bottle was branded with a white spirit label and it smelt of the liquid.

As a result of the fluid being thrown into the pond, a Koi Carp fish died.

The offender is described as white, around 13 years old with blonde hair and wearing a navy coat with a hood, blue jeans and black trainers.

The rest of the group included three females all described as around 13 years old, with long brown hair. One wore a grey, long sleeved top, black trousers and white trainers; another wore a bright pink jacket, black jogging bottoms with a pink logo and white trainers.

The third female wore a light grey jumper, blue jeans and light blue trainers. She was holding hands with a boy described as white with ginger hair, wearing glasses, a khaki coloured coat, black jeans and trainers and was carrying a rucksack on his back.

Another male in the group is described as white, around 12 years old with brown hair. He was wearing black jeans, a navy and light blue hooded jumper and black trainers.

Anyone with information about the incident or who thinks they may know who the members of the group are, is urged to contact PCSO Zoe Blount from the Holmebrook and Rother Safer Neighbourhood Team on 101 quoting crime number 46921/15.

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