Man behaves 'inappropriately' after approaching woman near Northampton park

Police are urging for a man and a woman who came to the aid of the victim to contact them "as a matter of urgency"

Tuesday, 5th October 2021, 5:18 pm
Updated Tuesday, 5th October 2021, 5:20 pm

A woman walking along a residential road in Northampton was approached by a man who behaved and spoke to her "inappropriately", according to police.

The ordeal took place at around 8.25pm on Sunday, October 3 when a woman was walking along Kettering Road near to the Racecourse and a man approached her and started behaving "inappropriately".

The woman then stopped a passing family, who stayed with her until her friend arrived.

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The man behaved "inappropriately" towards a woman, who was walking along Kettering Road near to The Racecourse in Northampton.

A spokesperson for Northamptonshire Police said: "Officers investigating the incident are appealing for the people who stopped to help the woman to come forward.

"They would also like to hear from anyone else who may have seen the incident or captured it on CCTV or dash-cam footage."

Anyone with information is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting incident number: 21000574919.

A 38-year-old man from Northampton arrested in connection with this incident has been bailed pending further enquiries, but remains detained under the Mental Health Act.