PICTURES: Police cordon set up in Chesterfield town centre

A police cordon has been set up in Chesterfield town centre.

Thursday, 26th October 2017, 11:10 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 10:04 am
The scene of a police cordon in Chesterfield town centre.

Traffic and pedestrians are currently unable to use a section of Knifesmithgate outside the Golden Fleece pub.

Police have not yet confirmed the reason the cordon is in place but a number of people in the area said they had heard someone had either been stabbed or possibly slashed.

Bu services in the area are currently being diverted but pedestrians can still pass the affected area on the other side of the road.

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The scene of a police cordon in Chesterfield town centre.

More will follow on this developing story as and when we get it.

The scene of a police cordon in Chesterfield town centre.
The scene of a police cordon in Chesterfield town centre.
The scene of a police cordon in Chesterfield town centre.