Derbyshire man 'threatened' with captive bolt gun' during argument

STOCK IMAGE: A captive bolt pistol, similar to the one which is alleged to be used to threaten a man in Derbyshire.
STOCK IMAGE: A captive bolt pistol, similar to the one which is alleged to be used to threaten a man in Derbyshire.
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A man is alleged to have been threatened with a bolt gun used for stunning livestock before slaughter in the course of a heated argument.

Debryshire Police are appealing for witnesses after the alleged incident, following an argument outside a campsite in Monyash.

At around 4pm on Sunday, May 8, police were called to Church Street, outside the Lathkilldale campsite, following reports of an argument between two groups of men and women.

Officers said: "It is alleged that an argument broke out regarding dogs worrying livestock and that a man was threatened with a captive bolt gun.

Anyone with information should call PC Richard Wilson on 101, quoting incident number 459 of May 8. Alternatively, send him a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of our website www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us. You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.