Posted on 31st January 2017
We are investigating after a flare-type device was thrown at a house in Somercotes.
We were called George Street at 12.15am today (Tuesday, January 31) following a report that something had been thrown at a house.
Residents came out to investigate and found a small cylinder on the pavement. The bomb disposal team was called to examine it as a precaution and found it to be some sort of flare or smoke device.
No one was injured and no damage was caused.
Witnesses or anyone with information should call us on 101, quoting reference 17000043127.
You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.