Police probe “hate crime” graffiti at Chesterfield Panthers


Officers investigating a suspected hate crime at a Chesterfield sports ground are appealing for information.

Offenders used spray paints to write the word Islam and draw the Star of David on a playing area of the Chesterfield Panthers Rugby Club on Dunston Road.

The criminal damage took place sometime between 9.30am on Thursday, January 22, and 9.30am, on Thursday, February 5.

Anyone with any information about the incident should call PC Kirsty Handby on 101, quoting crime number 5133/15, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.