Three arrested after ‘petrol' thrown over group during 6am row outside Northampton nightclub

Police appeal for witnesses following Horseshoe Street attack

Wednesday, 3rd August 2022, 2:55 pm

Detectives are appealing for witnesess after a substance believed to petrol was thrown at a group of people outside a Northampton nightclub.

Police say the incident happened at around 6am on July 2 in Horseshoe Street after a row between a man and the occupants of a white Vauxhall Astra.

Three men from Milton Keynes, aged between 19 and 29, were arrested in connection with the incident and later released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Police are appealing for witnesses after petrol was apparently thrown over a group of people following a 6am row outside a nightclub in Horseshoe Street, Northampton

A Northamptonshire Police spokesman said: “Between 6am and 6.45am, an altercation took place at the corner of Horseshoe Street between the occupants of a white Astra had another male.

“One of the vehicle’s occupants discharged a noxious substance from a bottle, believed to be petrol, towards a group of people before the car drove off.”

Witnesses or anyone with information can call 101 using incident number incident number 22000379166 or contact CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.