Police helicopter helping officers with search for suspect in Irchester

Police are searching an area of Irchester to try and find a suspect.

Friday, 1st April 2016, 2:35 pm
Updated Saturday, 2nd April 2016, 9:00 am
The police helicopter has been used in Irchester this afternoon

A spokesman for Northants Police confirmed that a number of officers and the force helicopter were involved in a search near to Farndish Road in Irchester this afternoon.

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But the spokesman was unable to confirm what the person they were searching for was wanted in connection with.

A number of people have commented on social media about the police activity, including one eyewitness saying officers have been searching the area for about an hour.