Police arrest three in Daventry including one man in connection with acid attack

This picture was taken by Ryan Taylor shortly after midnight.
This picture was taken by Ryan Taylor shortly after midnight.

Two men and a woman have been arrested following an incident in Southbrook, Daventry yesterday evening.

Police were called to Vernon Close at about 8.40pm, following reports of a collision involving a moped, believed to be stolen.

An armed policeman near the property

An armed policeman near the property

Officers attended a nearby house and an 18-year-old man, 23-year-old man and 22-year-old woman were arrested in connection with various offences, including theft of a motor vehicle, burglary, possession of an offensive weapon, drugs offences and obstructing the police.

All three are currently in police custody and the investigation is ongoing.

The 23-year-old man was also arrested in connection with a suspected acid attack that happened in Park Leys, Daventry, in the early hours of Saturday, August 26.

A witness said police had used a flashbang at one point during the evening, though this has not yet been confirmed.

Officers were at the scene for some time with some nearby residents taking photos past midnight.