Breaking news: Police investigate sexual assault allegations in Towcester

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SMALL sections of Towcester town centre were cordoned off by police this morning as they began investigating a sexual assault.

As people arrived at work in the town centre this morning, Wednesday, September 7 they found an area at the corner of Richmond Road and Watling Street cordoned off by police tape, along with the courtyard behind the town hall and Help the Aged.

Details are limited but a spokesman for Northants Police said: “We are investigating allegations of a sexual assault on a woman and there are areas sealed off while officers carry out forensics.”

More to follow.