Crime scene taped off as part of ongoing police incident in Northampton town centre

Police are currently dealing with an incident in a busy part of the town centre today (Tuesday).

Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 12:20 pm
Updated Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 12:55 pm

Police activity is being reported around Victoria Promenade and St John's Car Park area of town.

A bystander, Danny Dempsey, said on Twitter that police believed the driver was hiding in a car park near Becket's Park after crashing while trying to escape from officers.

Police also closed nearby buildings in the immediate aftermath, Mr Dempsey added.

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The incident is ongoing around St John's Car Park off Victoria Promenade
Police at the scene in Victoria Promenade. Picture/video @DannyDempseyuk
The scene of the incident on Victoria Promenade
The scene of the incident on Victoria Promenade