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Nine-year-old boy pushed over by man in street

It happened on Kingsley Avenue in Daventry Credit: Google Maps

Police are appealing for witnesses after man pushed a child over in the street.

The nine-year-old boy was assaulted in Daventry on Friday afternoon while he was walking his dog. It happened on Kingsley Avenue at 3.30pm.

A man walked past the boy on the pavement and the dog barked. The man turned around, swore and pushed the dog at the boy, causing him to fall backwards.

The man is described as white, with tanned skin, about 6ft, with a medium build and about 40-year-old. He had balding, black/grey hair and was wearing a grey T-shirt and jeans. He spoke with a Scottish accent.

The boy and the dog were unharmed.

Hunt for Northamptonshire owner of £2.5 million lottery ticket

The winning ticket holder is yet to be identified Credit: David Jones/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The hunt continues for a winning lottery ticket holder from Northamptonshire who is still yet to claim their £2.5 million prize.

The as yet unidentified winner purchased their their tickets in the Districts of South Northamptonshire and Daventry. They correctly selected all six numbers in the draw on February 7th.

National Lottery organisers are hoping to identify the winner with an event today at Northamptonshire Cricket Club. The Northants Steelbacks will be facing giant four-foot wide Lotto balls in the nets from 2pm.

Concern for missing Northamptonshire teenage mother and baby

Katie Kelly and her baby have gone missing Credit: Northamptonshire Police

Police have issued an appeal for information to find 15-year-old Katie Kelly and her 12 week old baby girl, who have not been seen since yesterday.

They were last seen in the area of Daventry and the police think they may be in the Northampton area.

Katie is described at 5ft 7ins, slim build, long, dark brown, straight hair and green eyes.

She was wearing a diamond effect bracelet and gold locket. She had black leggings on, a white t-shirt and trainers.



M1 Southbound closed, queueing traffic due to accident, three lorries and a car involved between J15 A45 / A508 (Northampton) and J14 A509 (Milton Keynes), congestion to J16 A45 / A4500 (Daventry)

The Highways Agency has advised all drivers to leave the M1 southbound at J15 and follow the circle symbol via the A508 and A5 southbound towards Milton Keynes. Take the A509 eastbound through Milton Keynes to rejoin the M1 at J14.

Decision due on hefty dog foul fine plans

Dog foulers in Daventry could be hit with a £1,000 penalty if they fail to pay an initial £100 fine Credit: Ton Koene/DPA

Councillors in Daventry will today reach a decision on whether to put forward controversial new dog control laws for public consultation.

Under the proposals, owners caught without a bag or other means of collecting dog mess could be issued with a £100 penalty notice, with the potential of a £1,000 court fine if left unpaid.

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