Large number of police officers called to incident in Northampton town centre

Police were called to the Market Square this morning (Wednesday) following reports of a man being aggressive and abusive towards members of the public

Wednesday, 23rd November 2016, 12:21 pm
Updated Tuesday, 29th November 2016, 10:30 am
Police dealing with the incident in Market Square, Northampton

Northamptonshire Police were called to the town centre at 10.52am where a man was being abusive and aggressive towards people in the area.

A spokesman for the force said: “Our officers came across him being aggressive and abusive and then he became aggressive and abusive towards them.

“He was detained and arrested for public order offences.”

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Witnesses saw a man being pinned to the ground and put in the back of a riot van.

The spokesman added that no one was injured during the incident.