Large number of police officers called to incident in Northampton town centre

Police dealing with the incident in Market Square, Northampton
Police dealing with the incident in Market Square, Northampton

Police were called to the Market Square this morning (Wednesday) following reports of a man being aggressive and abusive towards members of the public.

Northamptonshire Police were called to the town centre at 10.52am. .

A spokesman for the force said: “Our officers came across him being aggressive and abusive and then he became aggressive and abusive towards them.

“He was detained and arrested for public order offences.”

Witnesses saw a man being pinned to the ground and put in the back of a riot van.

The spokesman added that no one was injured during the incident.