Northampton man jailed for kidnap is wanted on recall to prison

A Northampton man jailed for kidnap in 2015 is wanted on recall to prison after he failed to comply with the terms of his parole.

Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Woman robbed of handbag and mobile phone in Northampton town centre

A woman sustained bruises and swelling to her fingers after being robbed by a man in Northampton.
Police sealed off St Giles Church in Northampton after the allegation was made earlier this year

Jury set to go out today as man stands accused of sex attack in Northampton town centre

A jury hearing the case of a Northampton man charged with rape following an alleged incident in the town centre is due to go out today, Thursday.

Town centre neighbourhood police officer, Michael Rogers.

Gangs of nuisance biker youths cause havoc in Northampton, says officer

A police officer has raised concerns over large groups of teenagers in Northampton pulling stunts and riding their bikes, creating dangers to road users and pedestrians.
The aftermath of the shooting in Field Street. Picture by Martin Cox.

Three charged over Kettering shooting

Three men have been charged over a shooting in Kettering that saw the victim lose a leg.

Two people have been arrested

Two arrested by police investigating alleged neglect at Burton Latimer care home

Two people have today (Wednesday) been arrested by detectives investigating allegations of neglect at a care home.

The incident happened on Friday 13th October

Man bitten by spaniel in Northampton park

A dog bit a man's leg in a Northampton park last Friday.

The court heard how Herminie and his alleged victim entered the graveyard together.

Victim 'tried to scream but it would not come out', jury hears in Northampton sex attack trial

The alleged rape victim of a Northampton man says she 'tried to scream but it wouldn't come out' in an attack in a town centre graveyard.
The jury heard they would hear "polar opposite" accounts of what happened on the night.

Jury told they will hear 'polar opposite' accounts of alleged Northampton graveyard sex attack

A Northampton man charged with rape over an incident in a town centre graveyard has claimed his alleged victim "directed" him to have sex with her, a court heard today.
Northampton Magistrates Court.

Trading standards prosecute Northampton shopkeeper for sale of illegal tobacco

A shopkeeper from Northampton has been given suspended prison sentence for selling illegal cigarettes and tobacco.
Northamptonshire Police is the first service in the country to recognise gender-hostility as a hate crime.

'Being you is not a crime': Northamptonshire Police launch hate crime awareness week

Victims of hate crime in Northampton should report any and all incidents no matter how small it might seem, police say.

Ben Howkins and Geri the Giraffe

Geri the Giraffe stolen from Daventry village

A beloved ornamental giraffe was stolen from a Daventry village last week, much to its owner's dismay.
Police taped off St Giles churchyard in May after the alleged sex attack.

Trial of 53-year-old Northampton man charged with St Giles churchyard sex attack begins

A 53-year-old Northampton man charged with rape has appeared in court for the start of his trial.

VIDEO: Police officers train for high-speed car chases at Silverstone

Police officers have been receiving extra lessons in high-speed car chases - by playing a PlayStation VIDEO GAME at Silverstone race track on the border of Northants and Bucks.

Police are looking to locate this Iveco van. NNL-171016-133050005

Six arrested over Kettering shooting

Six people are being quizzed by detectives over a shooting in Kettering that saw a man lose his leg.

Police executed warrants at a number of addresses, including this one

40 officers involved in operation to target drug dealing in Thrapston

A 12-year-old was among five people arrested following an operation to target cannabis dealing in Thrapston.

Police are appealing for witnesses

Tools of substantial value stolen in Corby burglary

Witnesses are being sought after a burglary at a premises in Corby.

Police are appealing for witnesses

Two cars stolen in Kettering burglary

Two cars have been stolen from an address in Kettering.

Could Northampton have a cat serial killer on the loose? Charity SNARL certainly thinks so.

Special report: Northampton could have a cat serial killer on the loose fears charity leader

The appearance of at least four mutilated cat corpses could be the work of a feline serial killer here in Northampton.
One of the stolen scooters. NNL-171016-100040005

Mobility scooters stolen from Wellingborough and Rothwell

Mobility scooters have been stolen from properties in Wellingborough and Rothwell.

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