Armed response team called to help arrest 68-year-old man travelling on major Northampton road

An armed response unit was needed to stop a car in an arrest in Northampton this morning.

Friday, 2nd August 2019, 1:53 pm
A member of the Northants Armed Response Vehicle team pictured on Crow Lane this morning.

Northamptonshire's Armed Response Vehicle team were called in to help stop a suspect travelling on the A45 near Billing Aquadrome today (August 2).

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The team was spotted on Crow Lane shortly afterwards.

As part of the operation, a 68-year-old man was arrested in connection with a robbery that took place in Leicestershire yesterday.

A photo of the armed response team was shared on the @NorthantsARV Twitter feed, but has since been removed.