Rise in graffiti across north Derbyshire town sparks police warning

Police in north Derbyshire say they have seen an increase in graffiti at various locations over recent weeks.

Tuesday, 25th May 2021, 4:16 pm

Officers have been alerted to several incidents in the Dronfield area – and are urging people to get in touch with information.

PCSO Jonathan Flower said: “Over the past few weeks we have seen a number of incidents relating to graffiti popping up across our area unfortunately this has affected a number of locations.”

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Graffiti in the underpass on Gosforth Lane. Image: Derbyshire police.
Graffiti in the underpass on Gosforth Lane. Image: Derbyshire police.

These include the underpass on Gosforth Lane, Heathfield Close and Alexandra Road in Dronfield.

"We are aware of other locations, unfortunately we have been given limited information at the time in which these incidents have occurred,” PCSO Flower added.

"If anyone has any information or CCTV that may be of use please get in touch via 101 quoting collar number 12853.”

Residents can also report incidents of graffiti in the area via North East Derbyshire District Council’s website.