Author: Raunds Town Voice

A driver has been reported for traffic offences after a pedestrian was injured in Wellingborough Road, Northampton.The incident happened at around 10.50pm on Good Friday, April 19, when a woman pedestrian was in collision with a car and suffered a broken leg.As a result of enquiries by Northamptonshire Police, including both private and public CCTV systems and use of the national police computer, a suspected vehicle and driver were identified.A man attended a voluntary interview earlier today, Wednesday, May 1, and has now been served a notice of intended prosecution for the alleged offences of failing to stop and failing…

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Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a Northampton man wanted after failing to appear in court.Jamie Blyde, 28, of Maidencastle, Northampton, failed to appear in court after being charged with theft.Blyde, or anyone who knows of his whereabouts, is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.Incident Number: 19000196824Northamptonshire VoiceWho are we? Northamptonshire Voice is an online community based website, collating published information from various sources and making them available to you.  If you have something that you want to share out across the community, please feel free to get in touch here…

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A burglar who stole shot guns, high-value jewellery and a car from a home in East Haddon has been sentenced to seven and a half years behind bars.Peter Stearns, 36, previously of Gladstone Road, Northampton, pleaded guilty to the charges at Northampton Crown Court on Wednesday, April 17.The burglary happened in the early hours of Sunday, December 16, 2018, when Stearns rode a bicycle to the property in Main Street, broke in and stole two shot guns, an air rifle and a large quantity of high-value jewellery. He then made off in the homeowner’s car which he later crashed on…

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Independent crime fighting charity Crimestoppers is offering a reward of up to £10,000 for information about the murder of Shane Fox in Wellingborough last December.Shane, a father of two, died from a stab wound to the chest after being assaulted on Saturday, December 1, at about 2am, in Nest Farm Crescent, on the Hemmingwell estate.Hemmingwell is a close-knit area and it is hoped there will be knowledge about who was involved in this murder from within the community.A reward of up to £10,000 is available to anyone providing information directly to Crimestoppers charity, which leads to the arrest and conviction…

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Police are appealing for help to find a Northampton man who has been reported missing.Paul Connell, 36, has not been seen or spoken to since the evening of Monday, April 29, when he was believed to be in Northampton town centre.He is described as white, 5ft 11in, of slim build and with dark brown hair. Paul has a number of tattoos, including on his neck, arms and hands.Officers are concerned for Paul and are encouraging him, or anyone with information about where he is, to contact Northamptonshire Police on 101.Reference: MPN2/1299/19Northamptonshire VoiceWho are we? Northamptonshire Voice is an online community…

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Police are appealing for help to find Christine McMenemy, who is missing from the Kettering area.Christine, aged 48, was last seen at 8am this morning, Tuesday, April 30, when it is believed she was going to the Tesco store in London Road, Kettering. She also knows the Corby area well.Christine is white and of medium build. She has long reddish/ginger hair which she wears in a ponytail.When she was last seen Christine was wearing a black jacket, printed top, blue jeans and black shoes. She is also thought to be carrying a handbag.Anyone with information about Christine’s location is asked…

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Police officers investigating an assault in the car park at Tesco, Wellingborough, are appealing for witnesses to get in touch.At around 2.45pm on Monday, April 22, a man was in the car park, at Victoria Park, Turners Mill Lane, near to the disabled parking bays, when he was approached by another man and grabbed around the neck before a third person intervened to separate them.The suspect is described as a white man, aged around 35, roughly 5ft 7in and of heavy build. He had short or balding hair and was wearing a light blue Nike t-shirt and light coloured combat…

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Officers investigating a sexual assault on a teenage girl at a laser tag game in Kettering are appealing for potential witnesses to get in touch.The incident happened in the Lazer Xtreme attraction at Wicksteed Park, off Barton Road, between 4pm and 5.30pm on Sunday, April 21, when a 15-year-old girl was repeatedly approached and inappropriately touched by a man.After the victim reported the incident to park staff, officers attended and an arrest was made.A 37-year-old man from Bedford arrested on suspicion of sexual assault has been released under investigation.Any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact Northamptonshire Police on…

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Witnesses are being sought after a man was assaulted in High Street, Rushden.The incident happened on Sunday, April 7, between 3.45am and 4.15am, when a man walking in the area was attacked by a group of four to five men. He was punched in the face three times causing him to lose consciousness and suffer a broken jaw.Anyone who saw the incident, or who has information about it, is asked to contact Northamptonshire Police on 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.Incident number: 19000200712Northamptonshire VoiceWho are we? Northamptonshire Voice is an online community based website, collating published information from various sources…

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Witnesses to an incident where a boy was attacked by other teenagers in Rushden are being encouraged to contact officers investigating the assault.Between 5.15pm and 5.45pm on Saturday, April 13, a 15-year-old boy was involved in a group dispute in Spencer Park before being chased from The Greenway, next to Asda, onto Rectory Road, near to East Grove, by two girls and a boy.The boy was pulled to the ground and punched and kicked by the other boy before breaking free.He was then restrained again and pushed in front of a moving car, possibly a blue Ford Focus, hitting his…

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