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Manhunt underway after teenager viciously attacked

Police are appealing for witnesses Credit: ITV News Anglia

A manhunt's underway after a group of four people viciously assaulted a teenager outside a McDonald's restaurant in Northampton town centre.

The men, who were all black and aged in their late teens or early twenties, repeatedly kicked the 18-year-old victim in the head during the attack in The Drapery early on Thursday morning (22 March).

They then ran off towards Abington Street and haven't been seen since.


'This thing about men being stronger than women isn't true': A child's perspective on IWD

The theme of this year's International Women's Day is 'press for progress', aiming to motivate and unite people to think more about equality among men and women.

ITV News Anglia spoke to children at a primary school in Northamptonshire to see what the young girls there think about IWD.

Watch a report by Emily Knight.

Brookes to leave Northampton at the end of the season

Kieran Brookes Credit: PA

Northampton Saints have announced that prop Kieran Brookes is to leave Franklin's Gardens at the end of the season.

The England-capped front row, who has never featured under Eddie Jones, has made 66 appearances for Saints since his arrival at the club in 2015 from Newcastle Falcons.

"We would like to thank Kieran for all his efforts at Franklin Gardens over the last three years and we wish him well."

– Alan Dickens, Coach

Witness appeal after fatal crash in Northampton

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Northampton last night.

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Northampton last night.

It happened at about 10.30pm on Harlestone Road, near the junction with Corran Close.

A turquoise Vauxhall Astra and a black Mercedes Vito travelling along Harlestone Road, near to temporary traffic lights, were in collision with a 44 year old man who died at the scene.

Witnesses should contact the Northamptonshire Police Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.


Pedestrian dies after being hit by a car in Northampton

Fatal road traffic collision on A4500 Credit: PA

A pedestrian has been hit by a car in Northampton.

Police were called to junction 16 on the A4500 towards Northampton following the colission.

A 53-year-old man, who was the pedestrian, died at the scene.

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the A4500 on Tuesday, February 6.

Officers are appealing for witnesses, and anyone with information is asked to contact the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.

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