Second church targeted during attempted burglary

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A second church was visited by police in the space of a week after an attempted break-in.

An unsuccessful attempt to force a door at St John the Baptist Church on Main Road took place between Wednesday, October 1 and Tuesday, October 7.

As reported in last week’s Belper News money was stolen from a donation box at St Mary’s Church in Cromford following a break-in some time between 6pm on Wednesday, October 1 and 5pm on Thursday, October 2.

If you have any information contact the Shipley, Smalley and Horsley Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team on 101.