Did you see distressed young girl on Fairfield street?

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Derbyshire police issued an appeal for information this afternoon (Sunday) following reports of a distressed young girl in Fairfield.

The appeal on social media said officers had responded to reports from a member of the public at around 5.10pm about a girl in a “very distressed state” in the Fairfield area.

Despite attending the scene, the girl could not be found, and Derbyshire police have since confirmed there have been no reports of a missing girl in the area.

The appeal said: “The informant said that the girl was approximately seven years-old and was walking along Victoria Park Road crying, pulling a black suitcase with flowers on.

“The girl had ginger hair and was possibly wearing a pink top.”

Anyone who has further information is asked to contact police on 101.