Police link charity tin thefts in north-east Derbyshire

Three men are due at court over disorder at a football match
Three men are due at court over disorder at a football match

Police are linking the thefts of a number of charity boxes in the north-east Derbyshire area.

Yesterday (March 8) between 1am-8am two charity boxes for Macmillan and Alzheimer’s Research UK were stolen after a break-in at Bolsover’s Hillstown Community Centre.

Meanwhile, a number of charity tins were stolen from Glapwell (plant) Nurseries on Glapwell Lane between 5pm on Tuesday (March 7) and 7am yesterday (March 8).

If you have any information about either of these crimes phone Derbyshire Police on 101.