Wellingborough girl, 14, chased by park gang in balaclavas

The incident took place on Monday, May 16

Monday, 23rd May 2022, 2:13 pm

A teenage girl walking through a Wellingborough park has been chased by a gang of five men dressed in balaclavas and North Face branded clothing.

The 14-year-old had been walking across Castlefields Park from Irthlingborough Road towards Park Road, between 8am and 8.15am on Monday, May 16.

She was chased by the men who had been behind some trees but when she ran away they escaped.

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A spokesman for Northants Police said: “A 14-year-old girl was walking across the park from Irthlingborough Road towards Park Road, when she was chased by a group of five males who came from behind trees.

“The girl ran out of the park and the males, who were dressed in North Face clothing and wearing balaclavas, ran off down Irthlingborough Road.”

Anyone who may have seen anyone fitting the description or acting suspiciously, is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 22000278637.