Two arrested after stolen car spotted on A6 near Burton Latimer

Officers near the A6 on Saturday afternoon
Officers near the A6 on Saturday afternoon

Two people were arrested following a police pursuit near Burton Latimer.

Several officers were called to the A6 at about 2.40pm on Saturday (May 12) after reports of a stolen vehicle being driven along the route.

Officers on the A6

Officers on the A6

A number of police vehicles parked up on both sides of the A6 around this time and the police helicopter was also seen in the area.

A spokesman for Northants Police said: “We were alerted to the fact a car which had been stolen on May 9 was spotted on the A6 towards Finedon.

“After a pursuit, two males – a 17-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man - were arrested on suspicion of theft.”

The police helicopter above the A6 on Saturday

The police helicopter above the A6 on Saturday

Officers parked up on the A6 on Saturday

Officers parked up on the A6 on Saturday