Thieves take charity box from Chesterfield shop


Police are appealing for information after a charity box was stolen from a dry cleaners shop in Chesterfield.

The Ashgate Hospice collection box, which had been full, was stolen from the counter of Chesterfield Valet Service on Elder Way sometime between 12pm and 2pm on Saturday, January 23.

A police spokesman said it is thought the offender entered the store at some point while the staff member was in the back.

Anyone with information should contact Derbyshire police on 101, quoting crime reference number 3553/16, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.