Deer on the loose in town centre

POLICE were alerted after a young deer was spotted on the loose in Ripley.

The fawn was seen running along Hartshay Hill. A police officer found the deer on Leedale Avenue but it was too fast to catch. It is not known where it came from or how it got into the centre of Ripley. If you have any information call the News team on 01773 514162.