Shotgun found in bushes in Northamptonshire

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A shotgun has been found in some bushes near a residential street in Northamptonshire.

Police were called out to a street in Hemmingwell, Wellingborough, at about 11.50am on Sunday after finding the weapon which was taken away for forensic analysis.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have seen people acting suspiciously in the Hemmingwell area of Wellingborough, or who may have any information about the gun.

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.