Vandals attack heritage site in Derbyshire

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Thu 9th May 2024

Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident of criminal damage at heritage site in Derbyshire.
The incident took place at Midland Railway Station in Butterley Row at some point between 7pm on Saturday, April 20, and 8.30am on Sunday, April 21.
A spokesman for Derbyshire Constabulary said: “Officers investigating an incident of criminal damage in Ripley are appealing for witnesses and information.
“The incident occurred at Midland Railway Station, Butterley Row, between 7pm on Saturday, April 20, and 8.30am on Sunday, April 21, when graffiti was sprayed on to train carriages at the site.”
The spokesman continued: “We have now released an image of the graffiti tags that have been painted on the carriages in a bid to trace them.
“If you recognise them, or have any information about this incident, contact us, using any of the below methods, quoting the reference 24000231744: Website – We have crime reporting tools on our website:; Facebook – send us a private message to the Derbyshire Constabulary Facebook page; X (Twitter) – direct message our contact centre via @DerPolContact; or Phone – call us on 101.
“You can also anonymously contact the independent charity CrimeStoppers, on 0800 555 111, or by visiting the CrimeStoppers website at”

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