Crime jumps in A6 towns

Kettering’s top cop has said the police have taken action after year-on-year crime jumped five per cent in Rothwell, by a tenth in Desborough and Barton Seagrave and by almost a third in Burton Latimer.

Insp Dick Aistrop, commander for Kettering, said: “We have acted promptly to ensure that this does not continue and the warrants we carried out this week across Kettering demonstrate our commitment to reducing crime.”