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Man allegedly seen in possession of a knife in Buxton

Police are appealing for witnesses to a disturbance in Fairfield, Buxton, where a man was allegedly seen with a knife.

Officers were called to an incident involving a group fighting on Fairfield Road, near to Mellor and Smith Funeral Directors, at around 12.30pm on Saturday 25 January.

An 18 year old man and a 16 year old boy were arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon at the scene and have been bailed pending further inquiries.

No one has reported any injuries as a result of the incident.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have seen or heard the disturbance, or who may have CCTV or dashcam footage of the incident.

If you have any information which you think could help with officers' inquiries, get in touch with them using one of the following non-emergency contact methods, quoting the reference number 2*47445 and name of the officer in the case, PC Kate Barlow, in any correspondence.

  • Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

  • Twitter – direct message @DerPolContact

  • Website – complete the online contact form www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.

  • Phone – call 101.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

In the event of an emergency you should always call 999.

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