Detectives investigate election malpractice

POLICE are investigating an incident of election malpractice in Erewash.

It is thought the investigation involves a leaflet distributed in Ockbrook and Borrowash.

Detectives from the Derbyshire Constabulary Economic Crime Unit are looking into seven allegations across the county.

Others include one in the City of Derby, one in Bolsover and the remaining four are all in Amber Valley.

A police spokesman said: “Fraud investigators from the Economic Crime Unit will now begin enquiries to gather all available evidence prior to interviewing those suspected of involvement. Files will ultimately be forwarded to the Specialist Crime Division at the York Crown Prosecution Service.”