Derbyshire man 'threatened' with captive bolt gun' during argument

A man is alleged to have been threatened with a bolt gun used for stunning livestock before slaughter in the course of a heated argument.

Monday, 9th May 2016, 12:19 pm
Updated Monday, 9th May 2016, 1:25 pm
STOCK IMAGE: A captive bolt pistol, similar to the one which is alleged to be used to threaten a man in Derbyshire.

Debryshire Police are appealing for witnesses after the alleged incident, following an argument outside a campsite in Monyash.

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At around 4pm on Sunday, May 8, police were called to Church Street, outside the Lathkilldale campsite, following reports of an argument between two groups of men and women.

Officers said: "It is alleged that an argument broke out regarding dogs worrying livestock and that a man was threatened with a captive bolt gun.

Anyone with information should call PC Richard Wilson on 101, quoting incident number 459 of May 8. Alternatively, send him a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of our website www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us. You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.