A teenager was arrested after reports of a youth running around the town with a hammer.
The arrest was made after police received several calls from members of the public on Sunday evening.
A police spokesman said: “We were called at 7.46pm on Sunday to reports that a youth was running around Kettering with a hammer.
“We received several calls from various members of the public and a teenager was arrested in Aster Road.”
The spokesman said the teenager is currently in police custody.