UPDATE: '˜Assault' on Chesterfield footbridge '˜did not happen', police say

Police investigating an allegation that a woman had been assaulted on a footbridge in Chesterfield are now '˜satisfied' the assault '˜did not take place'.

Tuesday, 20th June 2017, 4:03 pm
Updated Wednesday, 21st June 2017, 7:37 am
The scene on the footbridge yesterday

The footbridge at Corporation Street and Malkin Street, near to Chesterfield train station, was cordoned off after Derbyshire Constabulary received a report of an assault at about 2.30am yesterday (Monday, June 19).

The footbridge was cordoned off while officers examined the scene.

A spokesman for Derbyshire Constabulary said: “We received an allegation that a woman had been assaulted on the footbridge but following further inquiries, we’re now satisfied that an assault did not take place. No one has been arrested.”

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The scene on the footbridge yesterday.
The scene on the footbridge yesterday.