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Appeal for information following damage to a conservatory in Darley Abbey

Posted on 29th March 2019
Darley conservatory 19000149696

Officers investigating an incident of criminal damage in Darley Abbey are appealing for information.

The incident is reported to have happened just after 9am on Sunday, March 24, in Darley Park Road.

A woman was sitting in her conservatory when an object hit one of the panes of glass, causing it to break.

It is thought that the object had been fired from a sling-shot or a pellet gun. A 12mm ball-bearing was recovered nearby.

PC Jay Callow from Darley SNT said: “We take incidents like this seriously, and would urge anyone who was walking in Darley Park at the time, and saw anything that may be related to this incident, to get in touch.

“It is a criminal offence to carry items of this type without good reason and anyone caught doing so, may be subject to arrest.”

If you have any information which may assist with our enquiries, please get in touch using one of the following non-emergency contact methods.

Please quote the reference number 19000149696 and the name of the officer in the case, PC Jay Callow, in any correspondence.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.

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