Arrest made in Rothwell after police receive reports of man acting suspiciously

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A man has been arrested in Rothwell after reports someone was acting suspiciously in the town.

The man was stopped by police in the town centre this morning (Tuesday, January 6).

Police have declined to say why he was arrested but said it was in connection with a previous incident.

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said: “We received a number of calls this morning about a man behaving suspiciously in Rothwell.”

But the spokesman stressed: “A man was arrested in relation to events that happened earlier in the week.”

And he added that members of the public should not be concerned, saying: “Following the events of this morning we have carried out work to reassure residents in Rothwell and also visited schools to provide reassurance to staff and pupils.”