Suspected illegal drugs seized in Irthlingborough following assault

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Detectives investigating an assault on a man in Irthlingborough have seized a large amount of suspected Class A drugs as part of their enquiries.

At 3.45am this morning, Tuesday, September 14, 2021, Northamptonshire Police received a report of a man being assaulted in Welford Close, Irthlingborough.

When officers attended, two suspects fled the scene and subsequent searches led to an address in Addington Road, where four men were arrested and a number of substances thought to be Class A drugs were found.

A 25-year-old Irthlingborough man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply and affray and a 31-year-old Irthlingborough man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply.

Two men from Slough, aged 22 and 28, were also arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm and possession with intent to supply.

All four remain in police custody today, September 14, and enquiries continue, with increased police patrols taking place in the area for community reassurance.

Anyone with information about the assault or drug-related activity is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101.