Potentially dangerous fog signal detonators stolen from Derbyshire railway

Police are searching for eight explosive fog signal detonators which have been stolen from a Derbyshire railway.

Wednesday, 7th April 2021, 4:02 pm

The detonators were stolen along with a number of tools and a fire extinguisher from Midland Railway at Butterley sometime between 4pm on Thursday, April 1, and 8.30am on Tuesday, April 6.

Derbyshire Constabulary say it is not clear if those who stole the signals are aware of the dangers, however warned that they say they can cause serious injury if struck, walked on or placed in a fire.

Derbyshire Police are searching for eight stolen fog signal detonators which can be a risk to the public

Anyone who finds a signal is asked to call the force on the 999-emergency number in order for it to be safely collected.

Those with information about who may be responsible for the theft should contact 101 and include reference 21*188262 in any correspondence:

Alternatively, people can message Derbyshire Constabulary on Facebook, Twitter or by completing an online form.

You can also report information anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visiting www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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