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Field and haybales set on fire near Swadlincote

Alert message sent 08/09/2021 08:02:00

Information sent on behalf of Derbyshire Constabulary


Part of a field, along with a number of hay bales, were set on fire near Swadlincote.

Officers were called to reports that a man had been seen deliberately setting light to the field off Caldwell Lane at around 5pm on Monday 30 August.

The suspect, who was driving a dark Mitsubishi 4x4, was seen to light the fire by a man driving a small white car.

Officers want to speak to this man, who they believe has information that may be able to assist with their investigation, as well as any other driver who were in the area.

Of particular interest are any vehicles that are fitted with dashcams and may have captured footage of the incident taking place.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Derbyshire police using any of the below methods, including reference 21*504118:
  • Facebook – send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
  • Twitter – direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact
  • Website – complete the online contact form www.derbyshire.police.uk/ContactUs.
  • Phone – call us on 101.
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Joey Severn (Media , Press Officer, Derbyshire)

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