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Individual 'helping police with enquiries' after bird eggs stolen in Peak District

Stock picture.
Stock picture.

Derbyshire police have identified an individual they wanted to trace after bird eggs were stolen from a nest in the Peak District.

A bird was seen sitting on a nest of eggs at a quarry near Bakewell on March 6.

However, the nest was empty eight days later.

Derbyshire Constabulary's wildlife crime unit tweeted about the incident and posted a picture of a man they wanted to speak to.

Today, the force said a person was now 'helping us with our enquiries'.

The nest did not belong to a bird of prey.