Amazon delivery driver attacked and has van stolen during incident in High Peak village

An investigation was launched after an Amazon delivery driver was assaulted – before their van was stolen – during an incident in Derbyshire.
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Derbyshire Police are appealing for dashcam footage after an Amazon delivery van was stolen in Chinley. The incident took place at around 1.05pm on Friday, February 9.

The driver of the van had pulled up in Sandy Lane when a man assaulted and threatened him, before climbing into the vehicle and driving off.

The van, a grey Vauxhall Vivaro with a registration beginning DT23, was dumped a short time later in Hayfield Road, Chinley. Parcels from the back of the van had been stolen.

Officers are calling on any witnesses to come forward.Officers are calling on any witnesses to come forward.
Officers are calling on any witnesses to come forward.

As part of their investigation, officers are appealing for drivers in the area to come forward with any dashcam footage they may have of the van or other vehicles around that time.

They also want to hear from any witnesses who saw the van parked up in Hayfield Road after 1.05pm.

Anyone who can help should contact the force using one of the below methods, quoting reference number 24*8271:

Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

Twitter – direct message the force’s contact centre on @DerPolContact

Website – complete the online contact form

Phone – call 101

You can also anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.