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Incident in Wellington Street, Northampton

June 5, 2018

Witnesses are sought following an incident in Wellington Street, Northampton, shortly before midnight yesterday (Monday, June 4). 

A man smashed passenger window of a parked car, reached in and took cash. The driver, who was with the vehicle, challenged and chased the offender, tackling him to the ground. The offender got up and threatened the driver with a knife before making off towards The Mounts. 

The offender is described as black, aged 20 to 30, about 6ft, with a slim build. He had short black hair and was wearing a black T-shirt, black trousers and a yellow high visibility vest. He was carrying some garden cutters as well as a knife.

Witnesses, or anyone with information, are asked to contact Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Incident Number: 
18000256920

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