Man charged with Rothwell robbery

Police cordoned off part of Cecil Street, in Rothwell, after an incident at the weekend
Police cordoned off part of Cecil Street, in Rothwell, after an incident at the weekend
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A man has appeared before magistrates in Wellingborough today (Monday, September 9) following an incident in Rothwell on Saturday, September 7.

Anthony Babb, 18, of Meadow Road, Rothwell, was charged with robbery. An 18-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy, also from Rothwell, were arrested and released on police bail.

An 18-year-old man was assaulted in the incident in Cecil Road around midnight on Saturday, September 7. He was taken to Kettering General Hospital with facial injuries.

Babb was remanded in custody after a bail appplication was refused. He is due to appear at Northampton Crown Court later this month.

Witnesses to this incident, or anyone with information, should call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.