Climbers Attacked at Black Rocks

A group of youths have reportedly attacked climbers at Black Rocks, Cromford last week. Police are appealing for information concerning the incident.

An estimated fifteen youths began throwing objects at the three climbers as well as shouting abuse and spitting on the victims. One climber is reported to have been hit on the head but fortunately remained uninjured.

Sand Buttress at Black Rocks. Steve Cunnington climbing., 93 kb
Sand Buttress at Black Rocks. Steve Cunnington climbing.
© Chris Craggs

Anyone who may have information about the incident is asked to contact PC Fullerton on 101, quoting crime number 28007/15.

Alternatively, members of the public can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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