Big cats could be prowling a Dales town after a 'shocked' cyclist claims he was confronted by a huge animal crossing the road in front of his bike.
Adam Gladwin, 28, of Matlock, said he saw the large black cat in Darley Dale while he was on his way to work. He said the animal crossed the road from the
On Friday at 5pm a man reported a sighting of a large puma-like cat with a long tail in a field at Idridgehay. A Derbyshire police spokeswoman said this year they had received four reports of big cat sightings in the Peak District and Dales.