Mob turns on police answering 3.30am call to man smashing up Kettering town centre bus stop

Two arrested following violence in Horsemarket

Monday, 21st June 2021, 3:02 pm
Updated Monday, 21st June 2021, 3:04 pm

Two men were arrested after an unruly mob turned on police officers in Kettering town centre in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Officers were surrounded by a gang as they responded to reports of a man vandalising a bus stop in Horsemarket at around 3.30am.

A Northamptonshire Police spokesman confirmed a 22-year-old man was arrested for attempting to kick one of the officers.

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Police were called to Horsemarket in Kettering at around 3.30am
Police were called to Horsemarket in Kettering at around 3.30am

A 21-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of assaulting an emergency worker.