Fast-acting police have caught two burglars five minutes after a break-in was reported.
Officers arrested a man and a woman in Montagu Street, Kettering, at 2.25pm today as they fled from a break-in in Victoria Street.
A police spokesman said: “We got a call at 2.20pm about a burglary taking place in Victoria Street.
“Two officers arrived on the scene at 2.25pm. Two offenders left the building on Victoria Street and the officers ran after them.
“Two offenders, a man and a woman, were arrested in Montagu Street.”
Witnesses reported the burglars being led away in handcuffs.
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