Door to door seller arrested in Derbyshire after assaulting officer and fleeing

A door to door seller was arrested in Derbyshire today after he assaulted a police officer before attempting to escape.

Wednesday, 9th February 2022, 3:41 pm

At around 3.10pm, the Derbyshire Dales Response Unit and Bakewell SNT reported that they were attending a report of a “suspicious” door to door seller in Rowsley.

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The man was located, and he assaulted an officer before trying to escape across some nearby fields.

Despite trying to flee, the suspect was detained and arrested for assaulting an officer, alongside other offences.

The seller’s efforts to escape the police were unsuccessful.