Starting pistol stolen from car in village

A STARTING pistol was stolen from a parked car in Long Buckby last week.

Police are appealing for information after entry was gained to the car and a number of items were stolen, including the pistol and blank pellets.

The weapon is not dangerous but looks similar to a small metal hand gun which could potentially cause harm is used in the wrong way.

The incident occurred some time between 8pm on Thursday 24 January and 8.15am on Friday 25 January in Brington Road, Long Buckby.

Witnesses to the incident, or anyone with information, should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 - alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.