Two arrested in connection with the theft of ornamental trees outside Chesterfield bar

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of theft in Chesterfield in connection with an incident where two ornamental trees were stolen from outside a bar in the town centre.

The plants were reported as being stolen from outside Einstein’s bar, on Holywell Street, at around 4.45pm on Monday, May 20.

Enquiries were carried out and as a result a 41 year old man and a 35 year old woman, both from Chesterfield, have been arrested in connection to the incident.

Both the man and the woman have been questioned and released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Officers are also investigating three other reported thefts of plants in the Brockwell area which were reported on Sunday, May 19 and Monday, May 20. They do not yet know if they are connected.

If anyone has any information which could help with the force's inquiries, get in touch using one of the following contact methods, quoting reference 19*258398, and the officer in the case, PC Deborah Smith, in any correspondence.

·Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

·Twitter – direct message the contact centre on @DerPolContact

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

·Phone – call 101.

You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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

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