Chesterfield's continuing problems with drug abuse laid bare by shocking new images

Further shocking evidence of the impact that homelessness and drug abuse is having on Chesterfield has come to light.

Friday, 29th September 2017, 1:28 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th October 2017, 3:15 pm
Breaking news.

Pictures have been sent to the Derbyshire Times showing two men passed out this morning in the bus shelters on New Beetwell Street.

The people who sent in the photos - who do not want to be named - said the men had been smoking drugs from a so-called ‘bottle-bong’.

They added that a number of elderly women and mothers with children have moved away from the bus shelters ‘in horror’.

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Drug taking on Beetwell Street

A PCSO who persuaded the group to move on and confiscated their alcohol said she had no powers to search them.

More on this story will follow later today on the website and in next week’s Derbyshire Times.

Drug taking on Beetwell Street
Drug taking on Beetwell Street
Drug taking on Beetwell Street
Drug taking on Beetwell Street
Drug taking on Beetwell Street