Forensics tent and police cordon placed outside Northampton home after serious incident

A home in Victoria Promenade is currently cordoned off by police.
A home in Victoria Promenade is currently cordoned off by police.

A police cordon and a forensics tent are currently in place around a house in the centre of Northampton.

Eyewitnesses say they saw police breaking into a home in Victoria Gardens using a battering ram at about 1pm.

A lane closure is in place near the home in Victoria Gardens.

A lane closure is in place near the home in Victoria Gardens.

Currently, the lane closest to the houses is closed while a police cordon is in place, which is causing traffic delays in the area.

A forensics tent is positioned outside the front door of the home, while a number of police officers remain at the scene.

Updates to follow.

Police are currently still on the scene at Victoria Gardens.

Police are currently still on the scene at Victoria Gardens.