Man charged after police shot at in Wellingborough

A 24-year-old man has been charged with firearms offences after a police officer was shot at.

The man was arrested on Monday by armed police after an officer and a police vehicle were shot at in Abbots Way, Wellingborough.

Northamptonshire Police said a firearm was recovered and an examination revealed it to be an air rifle.

A police spokesman said a 24-year-old man had appeared before magistrates in Wellingborough.

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