Car thieves caught red-handed

FOUR people have been arrested after allegedly trying to steal a car.

Three men and a woman were caught red-handed after police were alerted to an attempted theft in Poplar’s Farm Road, Barton Seagrave, just after midday today.

All four are local to Northamptonshire and are being questioned in custody in Corby.

A spokesman for the county’s police force said: “After quite a lengthy search of the area and the surrounding roads we have arrested four people on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle.”