Cops praise week blitz on burglars

POLICE have hailed a week-long operation to target burglary suspects and recover stolen goods.

Operation Blizzard, which was carried out across Chesterfield, Bolsover, NE Derbyshire and Amber Valley, led to 11 arrests and the recovery of stolen vehicles and cash.

Detective Inspector Julian Wilson, who led the operation, said: “The strike week was part of a focused effort to disrupt criminals and bring to justice people handling stolen goods.”

All suspects have been released on police bail pending further inquiries.

Anyone with information about crime should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.