Police close busy road in Northampton following incident involving a dog

Emergency services have been called to a busy street in Northampton which has been closed to the public.

Tuesday, 16th October 2018, 3:21 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th October 2018, 4:25 pm
St Leonard's Road, Far Cotton, has been closed following a police incident.

Police and ambulance crews are currently on the scene in St Leonard's Road in Far Cotton.

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said: “Police officers were called to reports of a man kicking the front door of a property in St Leonard’s Road at 1.10pm today (Tuesday, October 16).

“During the incident, one of our officers and a member of the public sustained dog bites and have been taken to hospital."

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St Leonard's Road, Far Cotton, has been closed following a police incident.

“The dog has now been contained and the road closures in the area are expected to be lifted in the next hour.”