Officers are appealing for information after a grave was disturbed in Pinxton.
The incident occurred between 5pm on 24 December and 9.30am on 25 December at St Helen’s Church, Church Street West.
A hole had been dug at the site of a grave, however, the coffin had not been touched.
Officers are appealing for anyone with information to get in touch – of particular interest is anyone who was in the area between the times listed above and may have any information that can assist with the investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Derbyshire police using any of the below methods, including reference 20*679720:
Facebook– send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
Twitter– direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact