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Owners of horses found running free in Northamptonshire are sought

The owners of two horses have been asked to come forward after the animals were found running along a road in Northamptonshire.

Officers received reports of the two horses on The Ridge in Great Doddington, near Wellingborough, just before 9am on Wednesday April 15.

One of the horses was black and the other was white.

They were initially secured in a pub car park and are now being cared for elsewhere.

Man in his 80s kissed and touched young woman for 'about 10 minutes'

An elderly man touched and kissed a young woman several times on a Northampton street.

The man, who is thought to be in his 80s, had got off a bus in St Matthew's Parade at about 10.15am on Wednesday April 15.

He approached a young woman and said "you look too young to be smoking', before touching and kissing her a number of times.

In total, the incident lasted about 10 minutes, during which the woman tried to push he away. He eventually walked off towards The Racecourse.

The man was described as about 5ft 2in with an olive complexion and an Italian accent. He had some teeth missing and was wearing a tweed hat and suit jacket along with dark grey trousers.


Arrest in Northampton rape investigation

A 25-year-old man from Northampton has been arrested on suspicion of rape.

The alleged attack happened in the early hours of Saturday April 4 in the Kettering Road area of the town.

The victim met with two men and a woman at the top of Abington Street and walked with them to Wellingborough Road two of the people left.

The man has been released on police bail pending further inquiries.

Furniture company boss fined over cot danger

Child trapped in cot Credit: Buckinghamshire Trading Standards

Furniture company director Phillip Dickens has been given a three month suspended prison sentence after it emerged that his company's cots were involved in two children becoming trapped.

This child from Buckinghamshire was caught in the Baumhaus three drawer cot bed while trying to get out. A child from Northamptonshire also became trapped in the cot.

100,000 expected at world's largest classic car event


It's the world's largest classic sportscar event and it's celebrating it's 25th anniversary later this year.

The Silverstone Classic began in 1990 when the racing circuit was looking to attract visitors outside the Grand Prix.

This year's event in July is expected to attract a record 100,000 people.

And as the sun blazed down on Northamptonshire earlier the official launch event showcased many of the vehicles which will be taking part as Russell Hookey reports...

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