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Man stabbed at University of Northampton student bar

The incident happened at the University's bar Credit: ITV News Central

A 19-year-old man was stabbed after a dispute took place at the University of Northampton student union bar.

The victim was involved in an incident at the union bar on Boughton Green Road, sometime between 3am and 3.10am on Wednesday.

He left the bar, at which point there was a further dispute at the bus stop, at which point the victim was stabbed in the shoulder.

He was taken to University Hospital Coventry, but his injuries were not life threatening.

The offender is described as black, wearing a blue parka coat with fur around the hood and a baseball cap.

Police appeal after man dragged along the road by car

Police would like to speak to a woman who went helped a man after he was dragged along the road by a car in Adams Avenue, Northampton.

The incident happened at some point between 7.25pm and 7.40pm on 23 December, when the man was dropped off by a private hire taxi driver.

His coat got trapped in the door of the Toyota Prius when he closed it, resulting in him being dragged along the road when the driver drove off.

Adams Avenue in Northampton Credit: Google Maps

The woman was a passer-by who stopped the driver after about 10 metres and helped release the man’s coat from the car.

The man was left with swelling and bruising to his arm as a result of the incident.

Police would like to speak to the woman who went to the aid of the man but also anyone else who may have witnessed this incident.

Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Teenage girl killed following fatal collision

A teenage girl has died following a fatal collision in Harlestone Road, at around 11.30pm on Thursday.

A black Ford Fiesta left the road and collided with the Railway Bridge near Church Brampton.

The 18-year-old, who was a front passenger in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver was taken to hospital and has since been released.

Anyone that witnessed the collision or has any information is requested to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, Northamptonshire Police on 101 or call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.


Woman left with head injury following collision

A woman was left with a head injury following a road traffic collision on Danes Camp Way, Northampton, on Thursday afternoon.

The collision took place at about 2.48pm on Thursday when a white MAN Truck was in collision with a black BMW, just past the Upton Valley Way roundabout.

Both vehicles were travelling in the direction of Hunsbury Hill when the collision took place.

The driver of the BMW sustained a head injury as a result of the collision and was taken to Northampton General Hospital for treatment.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this collision or who may have any information regarding it.

Anyone with information or who witnessed this incident is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174 615.

Man assaulted after confronting group throwing snowballs

A man was assaulted by a group of teenage boys, after he confronted them about throwing snowballs at passing vehicles and street lamps.

The victim approached them on Collyweston Road, Northampton, at around 1pm on Sunday.

When the man stated that their actions were causing a hazard to passing vehicles, one of the boys punched him in the face.

He was then subjected to a sustained assault by the group, suffering facial injuries and required hospital treatment.

The first offender is described as white, around 15 years of age, 6ft tall, with short shaved, light hair.

The other three offenders were also white, around 15 years of age and slightly smaller build than the first offender.

Anyone with any information can call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Mother to appear in court after baby mauled to death

A stock photo of a pitbull dog Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The mother of a six-month-old baby who was mauled to death by a dog is due to appear in court today.

Molly Mae Wotherspoon died after a pitbull attacked her in Morning Star Road, Daventry on October 3, 2014.

Her mother, 23-year-old Claire Riley, is charged with being a person in charge of a dangerously out of control dog which caused injury to Molly Mae, resulting in her death.

Riley, of Northampton, is set to appear at Northampton Crown Court for a plea and case management hearing.

Molly Mae's grandmother, 55-year-old Susan Aucott, appeared in court in December and entered a plea of not guilty to the same charge.

A trial has been fixed for Stafford Crown Court, starting on June 7.

Corbisiero departs Northampton Saints

Alex Corbisiero has departed Northampton Saints. Credit: PA

England prop Alex Corbisiero has left Northampton Saints with immediate effect, the Aviva Premiership club have confirmed.

Corbisiero announced he was set to take a year out of the game in December after suffering a number of injuries.

I've had some amazing highs and some frustrating lows. I have always been well looked after and supported. It's been an honour to be part of such a special group of players and I wish them all the best.

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