Attempted burglary at house in Kettering Road in Northampton

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An attempted burglary took place at a house in Kettering Road North in Northampton after two men with ‘Irish accents’ told the homeowner they were there to check the radiators.

The householder let one of the men in on Sunday, August 24, shortly after 6.20pm while the other walked back up the road.

The man who went into the house checked one of the radiators and looked into other rooms in the property. He then left saying he would be back, however, he did not return and nothing was stolen.

The men are described as white, with Irish accents. One of the men was about 6ft and the other about 5ft 7in.

Anyone who saw anyone acting suspiciously or any suspicious vehicles in the area around the time of the incident, or anyone with information, is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.