Police plane 'circling' and 'many' officers spotted after incident in Cotmanhay

The police plane has been circling the area
The police plane has been circling the area -Credit:FlightRadar24.com

A police plane is 'circling' Cotmanhay tonight (Saturday) and people are reporting a heavy police presence. Reports first appeared on social media shortly before 9pm of an incident.

One eyewitness said they saw "Six police cars screaming down Church Street". It was also reported that part of Dovedale Circle was taped off.

This has yet to be confirmed by police. However, the police plane has been dispatched to the area.

The subject of discussion on social media, the website flightradar24.com shows that the craft UKP154 from the National Police Air Service has been in the air over Cotmanhay for some time.

DerbyshireLive has contacted Derbyshire Constabulary and will update this breaking story when we have more details.