Armed police attend incident in Ilkeston town centre last night

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Armed police officers attended an incident in Ilkeston town centre last night.

Several police cars were seen near the Market Place just before 9pm on Sunday.

A police helicopter was also reportedly seen flying over the town and police dogs were in the area.

A statement on Derbyshire Constabulary’s Facebook page last night said: “At 20:55hrs on Sunday police attended an address in Ilkeston town centre after reports of a robbery. Police are requesting that anyone with any information should contact 101 and quote incident number 1033 02/04/17.”

More to follow.