Alarmed shoppers evacuated from Chesterfield shopping centre

Shoppers were evacuated from a Chesterfield shopping centre this afternoon.

Wednesday, 16th August 2017, 5:34 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 1:09 pm
The Pavements, Chesterfield Credit: Google Maps

The Derbyshire Times began receiving reports on social media at around 3.30pm that The Pavements, in Chesterfield town centre was being evacuated.

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A spokesman for the shopping centre said: "It was a mock evacuation, we do one every six months. There's nothing to be concerned about."

Derbyshire Police said no incidents had been reported.