Long walk home for lockdown-breaching Kettering day-trippers

The vehicle was stopped and seized by officers today - 60 miles from home

A trip around some Kettering villages has left the occupants of a van with a police fine - and a long walk home.

Northants Police Interceptor officers, responding to reports that the vehicle had been acting suspiciously, found the van and stopped the occupants.

Local people had said complained that the van's occupants had been looking around various gardens.

Photo Northants Police

A spokesman for Northants Police said: " The force received a report of a suspicious vehicle in Wellingborough Road, Broughton, at 10.22am this morning, Friday, February 19.

"It was later stopped in Pipe Lane, Warkton, and seized by officers after it was found to have no insurance."

The Northants Police Interceptors social media said: "Being 60 miles away from home without a valid reason also resulted in a Covid fine. #longwalkhome."