Teenage boy released under investigation after four found with suspected weapon in Northampton

A 17-year-old boy was arrested following a stop search on a vehicle in Horsemarket this week.

Wednesday, 2nd January 2019, 3:24 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 11:33 am
The incident happened near the Roadmender nightclub on Monday afternoon.

The incident happened when Northamptonshire Police carried out a stop on a vehicle, near Roadmender, at about 1.30pm on Monday, December 31.

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A spokeswoman for the force today (Wednesday) said: "A number of items were recovered and four people were arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon.

"Three have been released with no further action and a 17-year-old boy has been released under investigation while enquiries are ongoing.”

An eyewitness told the Chronicle & Echo that he saw sniffer dogs and armed police outside the live music venue on the day.