BREAKING NEWS: Third man charged after 'noxious substance' was thrown over people in Northampton town centre

A third man has been charged in connection with an incident where a group of four people were splashed with an unknown substance in Northampton last weekend.

Monday, 31st July 2017, 5:27 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:50 am
The Drapery, Northampton town centre (library picture)

Ijuha Stirling-Campbell, 20, from Commercial Way, Wellingborough, appeared at Northampton Magistrates’ Court this morning, charged with four counts of administering a noxious substance.

He was remanded in custody and will appear at Northampton Crown Court on Wednesday, 23 August, alongside Jake Price, 22 and Taishon Whittaker, 26, both also from Wellingborough, who were charged in connection with the incident last week.

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said: "Four people were splashed with a noxious substance, not believed to be acid, during the incident which took place at around 4.45am on Sunday, July 23, on the Drapery.

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"Stirling-Campbell was arrested on Saturday, July 28," he added.

Anyone who was in the area at the time or has information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.