Police probe after Derbyshire pub break-in and fire

Police hunt armed robber
Police hunt armed robber

Officers investigating a pub break-in in Derbyshire, in which alcohol was stolen and a fire was set, are appealing for information.

Police found a small fire near the Bluebell Inn, Station Road, North Wingfield, at around 4.20am on Friday, January 15.

They then discovered a ground floor window at the pub had been smashed and bottles of Jack Daniels stolen from behind the bar.

Three men were seen in the area at the time.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident, questioned and released on bail while inquiries continue.

Anyone with information should call DC Kevin Weston on 101, quoting crime reference number 2146/16, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.