Litter warden assaulted while issuing fine for dropping rubbish in Northampton town centre

Police appeal for witnesses following assault

Tuesday, 24th May 2022, 11:34 am

A council warden was injured after being grabbed while issuing a fine for littering in Northampton town centre on Monday (May 23).

Northamptonshire Police said: “Two West Northamptonshire Council enforcement officers tried to issue a man with a penalty notice for littering at 2.45pm in St Giles Street.

"The man refused to accept the ticket and grabbed one worker by the wrist, causing minor injury.”

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Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a council litter warden was assaulted in St Giles Street, Northampton, on Monday

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to the assault to call 101 using incident number 22000294571.