People return to Derby Crown Court after evacuation due to ‘security concern’

Derby Crown Court was evacuated earlier after what police have called a ‘security concern’.

Friday, 4th February 2022, 2:31 pm

A Derbyshire Constabulary spokesperson said officers were called to the court due to a ‘security concern’ which was raised at around 10.20am on Friday.

They added: “The court was evacuated as a precaution.”

Shortly before 2pm, the spokesperson said: “Searches have now taken place at Derby Crown Court following an earlier security concern, and people are returning to the building.”

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Derby Crown Court.

No further information has been released by police at this time.