Flare thrown at a house in Somercotes

Police are investigating after a flare-type device was thrown at a house in Somercotes.

Tuesday, 31st January 2017, 8:41 am
Updated Tuesday, 31st January 2017, 8:46 am
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Officers were called George Street at 12.15am on Tuesday, following a report that something had been thrown at a house.

Residents came out to investigate and found a small cylinder on the pavement. The bomb disposal team was called to examine it as a precaution and say they found it to be some sort of flare or smoke device.

No one was injured and no damage was caused.

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Witnesses or anyone with information should call 101, quoting reference 17000043127.

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.