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Appeal for information following ram-raids across Derby

Posted on 21st June 2018

In the early hours of this morning our officers were called to a series of reports of ram-raids against shops and business premises across Derby.

A car was used in the incidents which happened in Borrowash, Spondon, Chellaston and Alvaston between the hours of 1.30am and 4.00am.

Just before 1.35am, we received a call to say that a scooter shop in Chapel Row, Borrowash had been left with damage to the front of the premises after a car had been driven in to it.

At 1.35am, a further report of a ram-raid at a post office in Chapel Street, Spondon came in, which resulted in damage to the front of the shop. Officers are currently working with the owners to ascertain if anything has been stolen.

At 1.47am, a chip shop in Nottingham Road, Spondon was targeted resulting in damage to the shop window.

At around 3am, police discovered a funeral directors in High Street, Chellaston, had been broken into. The front doors were found open but nothing had been stolen.

Then at 3.22am, another chip shop in Swarkestone Road, Chellaston was attacked causing damage to a rear door.

At 3.30am, a hairdressers in Holtlands Drive, Alvaston, was burgled and a cash tin stolen.

A passer-by called us just before 4am, to say a takeaway in Royal Glen Park, Rowallan Way, Shelton Lock, had been broken into. We are speaking to the owner to ascertain whether anything has been stolen.

Anyone with information about the incidents, or CCTV or dash cam footage which covers these areas is asked to call DS Mike Sisman on 101 quoting reference number 18000286207.

Alternatively, send him a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of our website www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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