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Man charged with child sexual exploitation of 13-year-old girl

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A 61-year-old man from Lake View, Northampton has been charged with the sexual exploitation of a 13-year-old girl.

David Atherall has been granted conditional bail and will appear at Northampton Crown Court on Wednesday 2 March.

He was charged as a result of an investigation by the RISE (Reducing Incidents of Sexual Exploitation) team.

Anybody with any concerns relating to CSE should call Northamptonshire Police on 101, or the Child Safeguarding Team on 0300 126 1000.

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18-year-old charged with numerous drug offences

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An 18-year-old man has been charged with a number of drug offences as part of Operation Worcester - a police drive to tackle drugs and firearms offences in Wellingborough and East Northamptonshire.

Calvin Scott, of Upper Queen Street, Rushden, was arrested yesterday and charged with six drug related offences.

He has been charged with two counts of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs, two counts of supplying Class A drugs, supplying cannabis and possession of cannabis.

He will appear before Northampton Magistrates’ Court today.

Road closure remains following discovery of body

Northamptonshire Police were called to Billing Brook Road yesterday at around 1.45pm following the discovery of a body.

Officers are carrying out investigations to establish the circumstances around how the body came to be there.

The road closure between the A43 and North Holme Court will remain in place and people are being advised to avoid the area.

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.

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15-year-old boy assaulted in Burton Latimer

A 15-year-old boy was assaulted as he played football with friends in Burton Latimer on Wednesday 6 January.

The teenager was with his friends in the Recreation Ground, Pioneer Avenue, between 6pm and 6.20pm.

He was approached by a man who kicked the football over a fence and then told the victim to go and get it back.

When the victim refused, the offender punched him, leaving him with bruising and swelling.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Credit: Northamptonshire Police

The offender was a white man, about 5ft 11ins and of medium build, with a tattoo on his neck. He was with a woman at the time of the incident.

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

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.

Police release image of man they want to speak to

Officers are keen to speak with the man pictured, as he may have vital information relating to the incident Credit: Northamptonshire Police

Northamptonshire police have released an image of a man they want to speak to in connection with an alleged assault.

The incident happened on the night of Saturday 14 November on Danefield Road in Northampton, where a 44-year-old woman was reportedly shaken by the shoulders by a man.

Officers are keen to speak with the man pictured, as he may have vital information relating to the incident, and are urging him to get in contact.

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

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